The Knox and District Woodworkers Club Inc. introduced a safety awareness program to ensure the ongoing safety and well being of all club members. In scope, this safety awareness program covers all major equipment and safety concerns with regards to club owned machinery, equipment and processes. It also covers such areas as protective equipment and clothing requirements which are regarded as a minimum requirement while in attendance at the club.
The procedures listed below are intended for use as part of an induction, and can be read to a gathering of members where the designated safety member can expand on the definitions and explanations during a presentation.
It is appropriate to note the safety awareness procedures are NOT operating instructions but purely a safety awareness tool.
If you're interested in any of these, please download and read the safety procedures, stored in Adobe PDF format. If you don't have the Adobe reader program, download it using the Acrobat Reader ICON at the bottom left of this page, install it, and enjoy the reading.
Many thanks to Eric Butterfield for his tireless effort putting these together in 2008/09 (updated 2014) ** (Gaz)
In addition, to the above, regular tips on safety are provided in the Newsletter, thanks to John Freshney's help. (2018+)
DISCLAIMER: The Club lists these documents for use by members/readers to become aware of safety issues at their own risk and peril, and the Club takes NO responsibility for anything documented therein, implied or suggested in any way.
Knox District Woodworking Club - EQUIPMENT SAFETY
From June 2018, John Freshney has been providing valuable tips on SAFETY in the "Ingrained" Newsletter .