Shop Orientation and Safety


Dear ARH Students,


Welcome to the fabrication shop at 1849 Washington!


To view shop policies and safety rules, please read Basic Shop Proficiency Guide– 2020

Afterwards you will need to complete a safety quiz and submit a usage agreement before you can reserve time to work on shop machinery. Links to the quiz and the agreement are below:

  1. Academic Policies Agreement
  2. Basic Shop Proficiency Quiz


Here are some videos that may help you better understand how some of the machinery operates. Reviewing these videos is not required to pass the quiz:


What to wear in the Shop (PPE):


All about Protective Eyewear (PPE):


How to Use a Table saw:


How to use a Bandsaw:



If you have any questions, please reach us at


We look forward to seeing you in the fabrication shop!