Chapter 8

The 8th and final chapter in the safety manual is safety awareness. While being aware of your surroundings is key to being safe this chapter more specifically focuses on safety requirements of FIRST. If you attend these meetings regularly and

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Chapter 7

Chapter 7 regards safety at competitions, a priority for FRC that is rarely met. Safety PPE is not an issue at FRC competitions and overcrowding is close to unsolvable on our end but there are a number of things you

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Chapter 6

Chapter 6 is in regards to a safe workspace. This covers things such as adequate lighting, ceiling sprinklers, and ventilation of which the NTRC/MDF more than covers. There are many things regarding a workspace that you are responsible of. Most

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Chapter 5

Chapter 5 talks about safely moving the robot. FIRST has quite a detailed protocol for how to move a robot through competition. For those of you who have not been to a competition, if you are moving a robot through

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Chapter 4

Chapter 4’s topic is PPE or personal protection equipment. The most common form of PPE is safety glasses. First requires ANSI approved or UL listed safety glasses. If you are using prescription glasses with side shields, make sure they are

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Chapter 3

Battery safety is something FIRST puts a big focus on. FIRST decided at the beginning of FRC that using electrical cords for all of the robots would put a dangerous strain on their power strips, and decided to run the

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Chapter 2

Tonight’s chapter is on safety responsibilities. This chapter should really be called safety privileges, because you don’t have to be safe if you read this manual, you get to be safe by reading and FOLLOWING this manual. The “responsibilities” of

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Chapter 1

Throughout the build season these presentations on a chapter in the FRC Safety Manual. Chapter 1, or should I say brief paragraph 1, is about safety culture in FIRST. To summarize this chapter, I want to use a quote from

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2016 Resources

Business Plan scrapbook

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