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Physics Staff/Student Shop

Located in Room 1249 Chamberlin Hall


Monday-Thursday 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday closed

There is a $200 per semester per person charge for non-physics shop users.

Shop rules:

  1. Safety glasses must be worn at all times while in the shop. Please return glasses upon leaving
  2. Proper footwear must be worn; a complete shoe that covers the toes, tennis shoes are allowed. (NO SANDALS)
  3. No loose hanging jewelry, rings, watches, or ties while operating equipment.
  4. Long hair must be tied back, or under a cap or hat.
  5. No cell phone use while running machines. (as a calculator is permissible)
  6. You are not to use any piece of equipment that you have not been trained on or not cleared to run by the supervisor in charge.
  7. All machines and tools are to be used in a safe and appropriate manner.
  8. Machine guards/stops must be in place and in use while equipment is in operation.
  9. All equipment and tools must be cleaned after you are done using them.
  10. All tools are to be used in the manner for which they were designed.
  11. While you are encouraged to use the shop during supervised hours, if however you have been authorized to use the shop after hours another person must be in the shop with you in case of accident.
  12. ALL accidents, including minor cuts or burns must be reported to the supervisor in charge within 24 hours.