INTRODUCTION TO WORKSHOP AND SAFETY
The workshop is a combination of two words i.e. Work + Shop “WORK” means a physical or intellectual effort directed to some useful & meaningful activity. So, “SHOP” means the place or location or area where this kinda work is efficiently carried out with necessary efforts.
“Workshop is a place or area or location where physical or intellectual or necessary resource gets properly utilized and make it efficient in proper manners for positive output.”
Every engineer/Technician is in one way or another associated with the workshop or technical shop, whether he or she may be Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Automobile or of any other branch.
There are mainly two types of workshops.
- Training workshop
- Production workshop
Workshop practice is the backbones of the real world of industrial work situation or condition, which helps in developing, growing and enhancement of relevant skills required by the technician job or working in engineering industries, fields and workshops.
The workshop experiences would also help students to understand the complexity of industrial working in a relatively shorter duration.
If you are a student, the students are advised to undergo each skill experience with an understanding of know-how and special emphasis on why the various practices imparted to them in various shops or technical shops.
Polytechnic workshop is kind a training workshop.
Most of the workshop has following sections.
- SAFETY DEPT.
- SMITHY SHOP
- TIN SMITHY SHOP
- CARPENTRY SHOP
- PLUMBING SHOP
- WELDING SHOP
- MACHINE SHOP
- STORE OR WAREHOUSE