Introduction to Guild Safety
Instructor: Jeff Hilber
Welcome to the Introduction to Guild Safety class. For every Guild member wishing to take other Shop classes, participate in the Projects groups, or use the shop for personal projects, this is a required class, regardless of experience or skill level.
Taught by a 35-year career furniture maker, there is something for everyone. For those with little or no woodworking experience, this class is especially for you.
Included in the class is a tour of the Guild Shop, introducing the stationary tools and their function.
This class is about 3-1/2 hours.
Please complete the following before class:
- Fill out the self-evaluation section of the Evaluation Form. Guild Evaluation Form
- Print out and bring a signed Liability Release form.
Read the Guild Safety Manual and all linked resources below. Take the Test.
Bring your answers to class on paper or a device. Make sure you bring them
Guild First Aid Class
Guilds Material Guide
Policy on the Use of Personal Protective Equipment
Portable Power Tool Tips
What is Plain Sawn?
Upon completion of the Intro to Guild Safety class, you may be directed to:
1. A second beginning class, Getting Started; required for those with little or no experience with portable power tools.
2. Bypass the Getting Started class and start the path to the Shop Certification classes.
For more information on the Shop Certification process: https://guildoforegonwoodworkers.org/Safety-Classes-&-Shop-Certification
Please register online and remit payment at once. Your registration is not complete without payment.
Guild classes are Member-only classes. Not a member? Visit the Membership webpage and Join Now.
Check out the Guild Scholarship Program to see if you qualify for the various scholarship we offer.
The guild promotes and encourages all members to act responsibly in matters of health and safety by adhering to the following measures:
- Staying Home When Sick: Members are urged to prioritize their health and the health of others by refraining from attending guild events, workshops, or gatherings when experiencing symptoms of a contagious illness, especially those associated with COVID-19.
- Follow CDC guidelines: If you have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, you are expected to follow the current CDC guidelines.
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