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Standard Operation Procedures

ANNOUNCEMENTS

11/15/2018

Boyd Lab will be closed over Thanksgiving break due to the holiday. We will also be closed the weekend before and after break. Boyd will reopen Monday November 26th.

 

8/17/2018

Starting immediately, anyone coming in to work on club projects, research projects, or non-ME department work needs to sign in on the laptops prior to working.

BOYD LAB

Boyd Lab is a fabrication lab that supports Mechanical Engineering classes and ISU student projects (personal projects are not allowed.) Boyd Lab has a variety of resources such as hand tools, power tools, milling and turning equipment, wood working equipment, metal-working equipment, MIG and TIG welders, and a plasma cutter. Students who complete the required training can use the equipment during lab hours or they can submit job requests to have the shop complete their projects for them.

LAB LOCATION: 1260 HOOVER HALL

LAB HOURS

Monday 8am – 7pm

Tuesday 8am – 7pm

Wednesday 8am – 7pm

Thursday 8am – 7pm

Friday 8am – 7pm

Saturday – 9am – 5pm

Sunday – 9am – 5pm

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

All students wishing to use Boyd Lab equipment must complete the following items:

  1. All training is recorded using the ME Boyd Lab Safety Course on Canvas. To get access to this course, please email Craig Severson or Josh DeLarm with your netID. You will be added to the course as soon as possible.
  2. Log into Canvas and navigate to the ME Boyd Lab Safety Course in the Courses list. Click on the “Boyd Lab Safety Training” link to be transferred to the EH&S System.
    • Students have reported problems seeing content in training videos. If you are having problems with seeing the training content, ensure your browser settings are set to allow flash content, pop-ups, and cookies from training.ehs.iastate.edu. If you continue to have problems, email Josh DeLarm at jdelarm@iastate.edu or stop into the Boyd Lab and we will do our best to help you. For directions on how to do this on your browser, naviagate to the attached links: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer.
  3. Complete the Shop Safety Fundamentals – Basic Procedures and Policies Training and read the Boyd Lab Standard Operating Procedures Document.
  4. Some equipment has an online training course associated with it. Complete the online portion of the training first then sign up for hands on equipment training time using the Student Equipment Training Signup calendar.
  5. An equipment sign-off badge will be issued after your hands on training. This tells the techs what equipment you are signed off on. This must be worn at all times while you are in the shop along with the proper PPE.
CONTACTS

Severson-smallCraig Severson: Supervisor
Teaching Lab Coordinator
1260C Hoover Hall
515-294-1715
craigsev@iastate.edu

 


Delarm-smallJosh DeLarm: Supervisor

Teaching Lab Coordinator
1260C Hoover Hall
515-294-8368
jdelarm@iastate.edu