Tool Safety

Tool safety is very important when building robots.  Taking a bit of time, can save your limbs if not your life, so please take a bit of time to learn proper tool use, using the below resources, and test your skill afterwards by completing a two page test.

Prior to using any of the power tools – in particular a bandsaw, drill press, grinder and dremel, you should take a tool safety test on each of the tools.  Unless you are checked-off on each tools use, you should not be using these tools.

Some other important documents regarding your safety and the safety of those around you: