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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 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 Awards Shortlist 2018

After whittling down over 40 long listed submissions we can announce the 20 students that have made it onto this years awards shortlist from 3rd year BA and MArch years 1 & 2. There will be 3 prizes for both groups.

In no particular order

BA Architecture
Julie Alvaer Teigen
Patricia Belcin
Lola Tartakover
Camila Fabara Von Lippke
Benjamin Norris
Hau Hui Min
Jumana Tarazi
Nour Hamade
Eleni Roka
Jhower Emanuel Sanchez-Pinela

MArch
Tom Smith & Jacob Graves
Mike Ellis & Jack Poulton
Rebekah Parkinson & Karissa Tysklind
Afshin Khalife
Trevor Stevenson & Conor King
Emily Daye
Krishna Patel
Jonathan Southgate
Jenny Bedford
Sam Walters & Matthew Wreglesworth

Thank you to all who made the effort to submit their work to be considered- there are many great projects in the show this year which were discounted here out of necessity. Well done to you all and good luck to those who have made this list. Judging will take place this Friday and the winners will be presented at the official show opening – be sure to attend as well as the practice preview event on Thursday where SimpsonHaugh will be looking to recruit both Part 1 & 2 Students.

The complete SH B.15 Awards 2018 document with project descriptions and images can be viewed here.

Good Luck everyone,

Jim, Scott, Pip and on behalf of SimpsonHaugh, Kristin Mishra, Kaia Williams and Nick Flemming

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