Forge Team Meeting Sunday 19/03/23

The next Blacksmithing & Casting Team Meeting will be held on the 19th March 2023 at 10am. The meeting will be held physically on-site and virtually on the Meetings voice channel in the HSBNE discord server.

There will be open forging after the meeting.

As per HSBNE’s Teams Policy, any items requiring a vote must be posted here to allow for 5 days notice to the membership. Any HSBNE member may attend the meeting, but only Blacksmithing & Casting Team members are able to participate in voting. There will be open member forging after the meeting.

Standing Agenda Items:

  • Safety Focus
    • Safe practices of the month
    • Safety issues (if any) requiring remediation
  • General Business
  • Updates on Ongoing Projects
  • Updates on forge area equipment
  • Announcements

Agenda Items:

  • Safety report from CBRE
    • Engage a foundry specialist to undertake a review of the established forge work area to determine the suitability of facilities available for forge activities and develop a SOP for users;
    • Complete hot works permit prior to usage of the forge and retain records should the SOP require its completion;
    • Mount the fire extinguisher to the wall;
    • Provide a first aid kit with burns kit within the forge area;
    • Provide a spill kit within the forge area;
    • Improve management of the electrical cabling at Site; and
    • Test and tag electrical cables.
  • Vote in a 2IC with the same powers and responsibilities as the team leader who will take over when the team leader is absent.
  • Open day in about 12 weeks? What can we make / demo?
  • Fly press?
  • New gas cage build

Ill be there

We can potentially talk about the signs for rules of safety equipment. If it ends up being shrouded in red tape ect. Then ill sign out from it