EH&S has new and updated tools for UW units to help protect staff engaging in high risk activities:
Shop and maker space safety is a critical part of an accident prevention program. Employees, students and visitors may be exposed to hazardous machinery, physical hazards, hazardous materials or procedures that could result in injury.
We rely on electricity, but sometimes underestimate its capability of causing injury. Even household current (120 volts) can stop your heart. UW personnel need to be aware of the hazards electricity poses, such as shock, fire and explosion, and either eliminate or control those hazards.