Textiles Safety

Safety in the Textiles Room

Do not use any equipment unless you have been taught how to by the teacher
Ask questions, especially if you do not fully understand
Pick up all needles and pins
Do not run with sharp objects such as scissors
Do not crowd round someone while they are using an iron or a sewing machine
Keep hands away from moving/rotating machinery
Make sure that the iron is left on its end if putting it down
There are chemicals such as dyes and paints, so no food or drink
Always listen carefully to the teacher and follow instructions
Do not run, as you could 'bump' into another pupil and cause an accident
Bags should not be put where people can trip over them
Report any damage to machines/equipment as this could cause an accident