Welcome to the Carleton Shop Safety Portal

Here you will find everything you need to know about how to be safe using the Carleton shops and the equipment in them. Look around this site and you can find can find where the shops are, how to get access to the shops, the rules for keeping safe in the shops, and a complete inventory of our machine tools.

Here are a few quick highlights of things you should know:

  • If you want to use power tools at Carleton you need to do a little preparation. See Training
  • Students may never use a power tool by themselves—another person must always be there. See Monitoring
  • There are basic policies that are common to all shops, but each of the shops has some special rules as well. See Locations