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The all important health and safety rules to take note of whilst using the B.15 Workshop facilities. For the most recent full Health and Safety support document for the B.15 Workshop please click here to view as a PDF file.

B.15 MODELMAKING WORKSHOP CODE OF PRACTICE

  • NO PERSON MUST WORK IN THE WORKSHOP OUTSIDE OF TIMETABLED PRACTICALS, WITHOUT FIRST UNDERTAKING A WORKSHOP INDUCTION.
  • VISITORS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENTER THE WORKSHOP WITHOUT THE PERMISSION OF TECHNICIANS.

STUDENTS ARE ONLY ALLOWED TO WORK IN THE WORKSHOP WHEN:

  • A QUALIFIED MEMBER OF TECHNICAL STAFF IS PRESENT. 
  • STUDENTS WISHING TO USE THE FACILITY MUST HAVE COMPLETED A HEALTH AND SAFETY INDUCTION COURSE AT THE MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN WORKSHOP.
  • ALL MACHINES ARE POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS, WOODWORKING MACHINES PARTICULARLY SO.  WHEN USING, OR EVEN VISITING A WORKSHOP CARE MUST BE TAKEN TO AVOID INADVERTANTLY TOUCHING ANY MOVING PARTS, CUTTERS,SPINDLES, ETC.
  • THE WOODWORKING MACHINES REGULATIONS 1974 STATE: (Training, Paragraph 13) “NO PERSON SHALL BE AT ANY KIND OF WORK ON A WOODWORKING MACHINE UNLESS HE OR SHE WORKS UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A PERSON WHO HAS A THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE OF THE WORKING OF THAT MACHINE”.
  • NO STUDENT OR MEMBER OF STAFF IS TO USE MACHINERY OR HAND TOOLS WITHOUT PRIOR INSTRUCTION FROM A QUALIFIED PERSON.
  • THE USE OF MACHINERY IN THE WORKSHOP BY STUDENTS IS RESTRICTED TO THE BANDSAWS AND DISC SANDING MACHINES, AND CERTAIN HAND OPERATED POWER TOOLS.
  • STUDENTS AND STAFF WHO USE WORKSHOP EQUIPMENT IN A DANGEROUS AND UNSAFE MANNER WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO WORK IN THIS AREA AGAIN.
  • THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS ALLOWED INTO THE WORKSHOP AT ANY ONE TIME IS 20.  THIS IS TO ENSURE A SAFE WORKING ENVIRONMENT.
  • IN THE ABSENCE OF JIM BACKHOUSE ARRANGEMENTS FOR STUDENT ACCESS TO THE FACILITY SHOULD BE MADE WITH SCOTT MILLER OR JONATHAN LILLIE (jonathan.lillie@manchester.ac.uk Tel: 0161 275 2871)
  • IT IS A CONDITION OF TECHNICAL STAFF AND THE DEPARTMENTS IN THIS BUILDING THAT THESE GUIDELINES ARE OBSERVED.  STUDENTS OR STAFF WHO FAIL TO ABIDE BY THESE CONDITIONS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO USE THE WORKSHOP FACILITIES.
  • STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO USE ANY MACHINE WITH THE FOLLOWING SIGNAGE: 

‘STAFF USE ONLY’

September 2017

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SimpsonHaugh B.15 Modelmaking Workshop 2019 – Shortlist

This year we have received a record 65 applications for the SimpsonHaugh B.15 Modelmaking Awards across the BA3 and MArch cohorts of MSA. The quality of these applications has been of a high standard making the collective task extremely difficult to whittle down the number to a shortlist of 8 for BA3 and 8 for MArch.

We want to congratulate everybody who submitted this year making this a difficult process for all involved. The quality of the work overall has been fantastic and helps make this years show a great success.

In no particular order the shortlsited candidates are:

BA 

Callum Richardson

Cameron Frame

Emily Edwards

Faizal Akalwaya

Hayley Sheldon

Harry Tate

Max King

Ana Mayte Alvarado

 MArch

Courtnay Ives & Yiting Zhou

Sean Martin

Maciej Augustynowicz

Nicholas Royce

Sandhya Parekh

Charlotte Hagerty

Lobna Elagouz

Andrew Chung

View the submissions that made the shortlist here:

BA Shortlist 2019

MArch Shortlist 2019

Final judging will take place tomorrow and the winners will be announced at 18.00 approx during the private view.

Best of luck to all and thank you all for getting involved and making this awards scheme such a great success,

Scott, Jim & Saul @B15workshop

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