Raplab: Introduction And Safety

The Moodle course „Raplab: Introduction and Safety“ introduces general work safety aspects and working guidelines. This course provides foundational information necessary to receive further training.

Completing the course lets you enrol in the other workshop introductions and in-person classes that we offer to access the wood, plaster, or digital workshop of the Raplab.

Who is this course for?
The Raplab: Introduction and Work Safety class presents an overview of the general work safety rules that apply during your studies/research/work at the department of architecture ETH Zurich. The material presented during this course is designed for BA-, MA-, PhD-students, teaching staff, and employees of the department of architecture ETH Zurich.

By taking this course, you acknowledge your active part in upholding safe working procedures by adhering to our work guidelines. You commit to making others aware of violations against our work safety standards. 

What will I learn?
In broad strokes, you will get an overview of the following topics:

  1. You will get an overview of work safety 
  2. You will learn when and how to use your PPE
  3. You will get an introduction to the D-ARCH work-safety code of conduct
  4. You will get an introduction to the essential work safety rules
  5. You will get a refresher in first aid with a particular focus on ETH procedures
  6. You will learn to identify potential risks and how to spot potential dangers
  7. You will understand your responsibilities and the responsibilities of others
  8. You will know where, when, and how to get help and advice
  9. You will understand best practices for creating a safe work environment

The successful completion of this course represents the necessary basics for further training at the Raplab.

How do I complete the course?

Users must study and complete the Moodle course linked below to complete this course.
It will take about two hours to read through the content and complete the quiz.