Shop Safety

NMSU EH&S has established safe work practices for employees and students working in any academic machine shop or facility machine shop. Failure to follow safety guidelines may result in injury to yourself and others. It is your responsibility to be informed of the hazards and understand how to mitigate risks for a safe operation. Please see the following links for hazard assessment tools, guidelines and training requirements for working in shops.

Please report any injury, broken or damaged tools and abnormal equipment to your supervisor. Always think safety and strictly follow shop safety guidelines or instructor. If you are unsure of how to operate equipment, stop and ask your supervisor for help. Please contact EH&S for any additional information or assistance.