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-====== New Members Guide and Member Handbook======+====== New Members Guide======
 Welcome to the Artifactory! Welcome to the Artifactory!
  
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   * The Rules - [[Constitution]] & [[:committee:committeerulings#by-laws:|By-laws]]   * The Rules - [[Constitution]] & [[:committee:committeerulings#by-laws:|By-laws]]
   * [[committee:start | The Committee]]   * [[committee:start | The Committee]]
 +  * The Perth Artifactory [[https://wiki.artifactory.org.au/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=events:artifactory_emergency_plan_-_june_2019.png |Emergency Plan is available for viewing here]] in addition to those displayed in every single room of the Artifactory. It shows the location of the first aid kits, Fire extinguishers/hose, switchboard, muster point and escape route.
  
-===== The space is Communal =====+===== The Space is Communal =====
 We are designated as a factory space.  We are designated as a factory space. 
     * Ensure access areas are kept clean, tools are safe     * Ensure access areas are kept clean, tools are safe
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     * vacuums and dustpan & brooms are in abundance.     * vacuums and dustpan & brooms are in abundance.
     * **Leave the space cleaner than you found it.**     * **Leave the space cleaner than you found it.**
-    You can set up a project that requires a small fixed construction area for a reasonable period of time, but be prepared to move it. Label your construction with your name and contact details, especially if it's dangerous (high voltage, batteries, caustic or acidic chemicals, etc). +  * [[committee:policies:Dangerous Projects And Tools Policy]] 
-  * When you're going to be in the space, let people know! Send a message to the mailing list and turn on the [[:projects:lightboxsign|Beacon of Guthrie St]]. +  * Do not use power wood cutting tools inside, nor spray paints - the dust can affect electronics, furniture, and other member's breathing. Try to avoid use of resins or other volatiles inside as well. The exception here is locations specifically designated for this purpose.
-  * [[Dangerous Projects And Tools Policy]] +
-  * Do not use power wood cutting tools inside, nor spray paints - the dust can affect electronics, furniture, and other member's breathing. Try to avoid use of resins or other volatiles inside as well.+
 ===== Storage Space ===== ===== Storage Space =====
-==== Member Storage (Locker/Tubs/etc) ==== +==== Member Storage (Lockers and Tubs) ==== 
-  *Members are entitled (subject to availability) to a single committee authorised storage space (up to 150L) left in a tidy and safe state.  It maybe a locker or storage space on the pallet rack. Full [[committee:committeerulings#member_storage|Member Storage]] rules can be found in the bylaws.  +Members are entitled (subject to availability) to a single committee authorised storage space (up to 150L) left in a tidy and safe state.  It maybe a locker or storage space on the pallet rack. Full [[committee:committeerulings#member_storage|Member Storage]] rules can be found in the bylaws.  
-  **No guarantees are made to the security of your belongings on site.** + 
 +**No guarantees are made to the security of your belongings on site.** 
  
 ===To get a storage space=== ===To get a storage space===
   -Contact the [[start#committee_and_other_responsible_members|Member Storage Officer (storage@artifactory.org.au)]] or a [[committee:start#committee_and_other_responsible_members|Committee Member]] with your request for storage.  If a preferred location is known, please state that in your request.   -Contact the [[start#committee_and_other_responsible_members|Member Storage Officer (storage@artifactory.org.au)]] or a [[committee:start#committee_and_other_responsible_members|Committee Member]] with your request for storage.  If a preferred location is known, please state that in your request.
-  -Given that there is no waiting list for storage you will be allocated with a spot promptly+  -If there is no waiting list for storage you will be allocated with a spot promptly
   -Mark the Locker/Tub with your full name and phone number or email.   -Mark the Locker/Tub with your full name and phone number or email.
   -**Don't Put Expensive Stuff in it**   -**Don't Put Expensive Stuff in it**
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 ===Member Storage & Termination of Membership=== ===Member Storage & Termination of Membership===
 If you cancel your membership via resignation, termination etc your belongings will be stored for a period of one month. Once period has expired the belongings will be claimed by the association and may be used or disposed of as the Management Committee sees fit. Full details see the bylaw [[committee:committeerulings#member_storage| Member Storage point 3]] If you cancel your membership via resignation, termination etc your belongings will be stored for a period of one month. Once period has expired the belongings will be claimed by the association and may be used or disposed of as the Management Committee sees fit. Full details see the bylaw [[committee:committeerulings#member_storage| Member Storage point 3]]
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-[[locker|Record of Allocated Member Storage]] 
  
 ====Additional Member Storage====  ====Additional Member Storage==== 
-Members are entitled to request for additional storage on the pallet racking. Additional storage will be charged at a rate of $60 per half a pallet rack per month and will be restricted to the upper racks. For further information see the [[committee:committeerulings#member_storage_-_additional|bylaws]]. Contact the [[committee:start#committee_and_other_responsible_members|committee]] to arrange. +Members are entitled to request for additional storage on the pallet racking. Additional storage will be charged at a rate of $60 per half a pallet rack per month and will be restricted to the upper racks. For further information see the [[committee:committeerulings#member_storage_-_additional|bylaws]]. Contact the [[committee:start#committee_and_other_responsible_members|committee]] to arrange. To date the committee has not authorised a storage space under this By-Law due to space constraints in the workshop.
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 ^ Tool ^ Description ^ Standardised  ^ Tool ^ Description ^ Standardised
-| [[:ElectronicsBenches |Electronics Bench ]] | Relocated to the Z-Lab May 2019 and is twice as big and is twice as electroniceee. +| [[areas:StorageRacks |Material Racks]] | The area that has sheets of MDF/Ply etc for short term storage by members. |  
-| [[:StorageRacks |Material Racks]] | The area that has sheets of MDF/Ply etc for short term storage by members. |  +| [[areas:CAD Room|CAD Room]] |The CAD room houses design workstations as well as our 3D printer and vinyl cutter. |  
-| [[:CAD Room|CAD Room]] |The CAD room houses design workstations as well as our 3D printer and vinyl cutter. |  +| [[areas:Tool Room (front)]] |The front part of the toolroom, where handheld power tools (among other things) are stored.| 
-| [[:heavytoolroom|Heavy Tool Room (Machine Room Front)]] |The front part of the toolroom, this is the place where you go when you want to make a mess (Well, one of them at least), the heavy tool room is where we keep the manual machine tools and handheld power tools.| +| [[areas:Tool Room (back))]] |The back part of the toolroom, home to the metal and wood lathes, mitre saw and the Swarf-O-Mat CNC Router |  
-| [[:cncroom|CNC Machine Room (Machine Room Back)]] |The back part of the toolroom, this is the area where the Artifactory keeps all of the robotic mechanical cutting tools, currently home to the Swarf-O-Mat CNC Router and MïllDřéd |  +| [[areas:weldingbay|Welding Bay]] |Next to the front roller door, but also includes the area directly inside the roller door. |  
-| [[:weldingbay|Welding Bay]] |Next to the front roller door, but also includes the area directly inside the roller door. |  +| [[areas:LaserArea|Laser Area]] |Where the Laser Cutters live and the tool wall is. This is where you go when you just need to obliterated something with a beam of collimated light, it also houses all the various supplies for lasercutting including our stock of laser-cuttable plastics.  |  
-| [[:LaserArea|Laser Area]] |Where the Laser Cutters live and the tool wall is. This is where you go when you just need to obliterated something with a beam of collimated light, it also houses all the various supplies for lasercutting including our stock of laser-cuttable plastics.  |  +| [[areas:Stage|Stage]] |The stage is at the front of the space and houses the Artifactory collection of A/V gear and interesting lighting. Also houses the space sound system. |  
-| [[:Stage|Stage]] |The stage is at the front of the space and houses the Artifactory collection of A/V gear and interesting lighting. Also houses the space sound system. |  +| [[areas:Social Area|Social Area]]|The area with the couches just outside the CAD room. Try to be more social |  
-| [[:Social Area|Social Area]]|The area with the couches just outside the CAD room. Try to be more social |  +| [[areas:Barkitchen|Bar/Kitchen]] | The bar and the kitchen. Includes a full coffee machine, dishwasher, fridges, and washing machine.    |
-| [[:Barkitchen|Bar/Kitchen]] | The bar and the kitchen. Includes a full coffee machine, dishwasher, fridges, and washing machine.    | +
 | Car Park | The front bit outside, where the large bin is and where cars should go **No Project work or material storage here at all. Ever!**  |  | Car Park | The front bit outside, where the large bin is and where cars should go **No Project work or material storage here at all. Ever!**  |
-| [[:Rear Courtyard|Rear Courtyard]] | Through the rear roller door to the outside courtyard, larger projects and spraying is permitted - try not to let it blow back inside the space.  |+| [[areas:Rear Courtyard|Rear Courtyard]] | Through the rear roller door to the outside courtyard, larger projects and spraying is permitted - try not to let it blow back inside the space.  |
 | General Space | The big open bit in the middle of the space not covered by any of the previous areas.|  | General Space | The big open bit in the middle of the space not covered by any of the previous areas.|
-| Z-Lab (Electronics) | The room with the big Z-Lab sign on the door - The electronics area has a bunch of work bays for hacking on most anything that facilitates the flow of electrons including Soldering Stations, Oscilloscopes and lab power supplies.| +[[areas:Z-Lab (Electronics)]] | The room with the big Z-Lab sign on the door - The electronics area has a bunch of work bays for hacking on most anything that facilitates the flow of electrons including Soldering Stations, Oscilloscopes and lab power supplies.| 
-Hackme Bench | The area opposite the welding bay. Stuff(with in reason) gets donated here free for anyone to do stuff with.  If you left your unlabelled project or thing around the Artifactory it may end up here.  Contents from this bench routinely end up in the Skip. | +Upcycle Bench | The area opposite the welding bay. Stuff(with in reason) gets donated here free for anyone to do stuff with.  If you left your unlabelled project or thing around the Artifactory it may end up here.  Contents from this bench routinely end up in the Skip. | 
-Hackrack | The shelves immediately outside the Heavy Tool Roon. | +Hack Rack | The shelves immediately outside the Heavy Tool Roon. | 
-| [[rehearsalroom | Rehearsal Room]] | In between the CAD room and studio room, used by Artifactorians with Band Memberships. |+| [[areas:rehearsalroom | Rehearsal Room]] | In between the CAD room and studio room, used by Artifactorians with Band Memberships. |
 | Tool Shed | Various wood working tools can be found here. Paints/Spray paints for communal use and anything labelled flammable | | Tool Shed | Various wood working tools can be found here. Paints/Spray paints for communal use and anything labelled flammable |
                
 ===== Heavy Tool Use ===== ===== Heavy Tool Use =====
-    * Heavy Tools mean everything in the [[:heavytoolroom:]] . +    * Heavy Tools mean everything in the [[:heavytoolroom:]] and some tools stored in the welding bay and machining area
-    * No-one can use Heavy Tools unless they have been inducted by an existing certified member. If you're not familiar with their safe operation, you could kill yourself, REALLY.+    * No one can use Heavy Tools unless they have been inducted by an existing certified member. If you're not familiar with their safe operation, you could kill yourself, REALLY.
     * A list of certified users for each tool is available on the [[:tools:]] page.     * A list of certified users for each tool is available on the [[:tools:]] page.
     * Make sure you know where the First Aid Kit is, currently in the kitchen.     * Make sure you know where the First Aid Kit is, currently in the kitchen.
-    * ALWAYS use safety gear - goggles, earphones, masks. Preferably only use Heavy Tools when someone else is in the building in case of serious accidents. +    * ALWAYS use safety gear - goggles, earplugs, masks. Preferably only use Heavy Tools when someone else is in the building in case of serious accidents.
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 ===== Communal Materials ===== ===== Communal Materials =====
-    * There are supplies of common/free wood and plastic behind the laser cutters+  * There are supplies of free wood and acrylic next to Big Red. The specific location will be shown to you during laser training or you can ask an existing member
-    Junk left of the steel Junk Table near the main door is also fair game. +  Items left on the //Upcycle// bench are free game. 
-    * The kitchen has a small quantity of Turps, cleaning productsetc. +  * The kitchen has a small quantity of cleaning products etc. 
-    * Filing Cabinet in the shed - Houses paints / spray paints for communal use. +  * Filing Cabinet in the shed contains paints / spray paints for communal use unless otherwise labelled
-    * Stuff on the Hackme Bench and the Hack Rack +  * Stuff on the Hack Rack. 
-    * Otherwise CHECK with another member before you start using supplies. Many supplies belong to individual members. +  * Otherwise **check** with another member before you start using supplies. Many supplies belong to individual members. 
-    * If you find you are using a lot of a communal supply like Turpentine, Gaffer Tape, etc, you should BUY MORE for the Artifactory.  +  * If you find you are using a lot of a communal supply like Turpentine, Gaffer Tape, etc, you should **buy more** for the Artifactory. 
-===== Q&As - How Do I... =====+
  
-  * ...alter/cancel/renew my membership? See [[tidyclub#how_do_i_cancel_suspend_alter_my_membership | how do i cancel/suspend/alter my membership]] 
-  * ...get a wiki account? -     * To write on this wiki, get an LDAP user account from the [[committee:start | Committee]]. 
-  * ...get a member storage space (locker/tub? See [[new_members_guide#member_storage_lockers_tubs_etc|Member Storage]] 
-  * ...pay my bond and get a key? ([[membership:doorcontrol|bond/access]])? 
-  * ...[[membership:doorcontrol|open up]] if I'm the first person in? 
-  * ...[[membership:doorcontrol|CLOSE UP]] if I'm last to leave? 
-  * ...access the [[tools:lasercutters:start]]? 
-  * ...use computers in the [[:CAD Room|CAD Room]] ? 
-  * ...get my name on the [[space:wifiuserslist]]? 
-  * ...connect to hifi? connect via  bluetooth YJHIFI. Power switch is located outside the CAD room door and is left on. 
-  * ...help out? talk to a [[committee:start | Committee]] member  + read [[http://artifactory.org.au/contribute/ | "How Can I Help" ]] 
-  * ...get the [[=process_guide:skip|Skip]] empty? it is over flowing!! 
-  * What if I need to [[=process_guide:leavingprojects|leave a half completed project]], what should I do?  
 ===== Communications ===== ===== Communications =====
-==== Mailing List ==== +  * [[https://join.slack.com/t/perthartifactory/shared_invite/enQtNDM4NTk0Mzc2NzQxLTQ2ZDU4ZGM4MmVjNGJhZDY4MDY4ZjI4YjdhNmZlMDVlMTAxMDVlZjFmNjIxNDA2MmYzMjBhYjBjZDU1YjU1ODM | Slack ]] is the number one point of contact for anything and everything Artifactory. 
-  The [[http://groups.google.com/group/artifactory-core|Google Groups mailing list]] and [[https://join.slack.com/t/perthartifactory/shared_invite/enQtNDM4NTk0Mzc2NzQxLTQ2ZDU4ZGM4MmVjNGJhZDY4MDY4ZjI4YjdhNmZlMDVlMTAxMDVlZjFmNjIxNDA2MmYzMjBhYjBjZDU1YjU1ODM | Slack ]] are the number one point of contact for anything and everything Artifactory. +    * If you would like to be **trained on a certain machine,** **reporting a fault** with the equipment or even need **input and advice** for your current project there will usually be a specific channel for your question. If you're not sure ask in #general. 
-  * If you would like to be **trained on a certain machine,** **reporting a fault** with the equipment or even need **input and advice** for your current project the mailing list is the best place to go and keep in contact with the other members+  * Social Media 
-  * It's is where the bulk of communication between members goes on.+    * Twitter users, follow [[http://twitter.com/PerthArtifact|PerthArtifact]] and tag your related posts with [[http://twitter.com/search?q=#PerthArtifactory|#PerthArtifactory]]. 
 +    * Facebook users, remember to check in and like us at [[http://facebook.com/perthartifactory|Facebook]]. 
 +    * Meetup users can also interact with our events on [[https://www.meetup.com/en-AU/Perth-Artifactory/|Meetup]]
 +  * Incident (or near misses) Reporting 
 +    * [[https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf07NyAESApCleyGwGZIBxwgn_GVUrQ9qTAdJ7E9ICcxEiWPw/viewform?usp=sf_link | Incident Report ]] - This report helps in documenting the exact details of incidents or near misses to people or property at the Artifactory while they are fresh in the minds of those who witnessed the event.  Everyone has a duty to report incidents.
  
-==== Incident (or near misses) Reporting ==== 
-  * [[https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf07NyAESApCleyGwGZIBxwgn_GVUrQ9qTAdJ7E9ICcxEiWPw/viewform?usp=sf_link | Incident Report ]] - This report helps in documenting the exact details of incidents or near misses to people or property at the Artifactory while they are fresh in the minds of those who witnessed the event.  Everyone has a duty to report incidents. 
-==== Wiki ==== 
-  * You should maintain a page for your project(s) in the [[:projects:]] section of the wiki and get yourself a page introducing yourself in the [[http://wiki.artifactory.org.au/doku.php?do=index&idx=user | user]] section. 
-==== Propaganda Office ==== 
-  * The Artifactory has a propaganda system that can pipe interesting goings-on to various social networks and mailing lists. If you have something you want sent out by this channel contact our [[promotions@artifactory.org.au|promotions officer]]. 
-==== The Social Medias ==== 
-  * Twitter users, follow [[http://twitter.com/PerthArtifact|PerthArtifact]] and tag your related posts with [[http://twitter.com/search?q=#PerthArtifactory|#PerthArtifactory]]. 
-  * Facebook users, remember to check in and like us at [[http://facebook.com/perthartifactory|Facebook]]. 
-  * Foursquare, yep, we're on that too, don't forget to check in! 
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