Space 21: Onboarding
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Here you can find everything you need to do and to know before you begin working in Space 21, or if you need to refresh your memory. This information can also come in handy if you just want to get to know the place in general.
Useful files are located at the end of this page. They include two introductory slides about the space for everyone to use in their own slide shows, as well as templates for project use (e.g., storage slip and project description).
1. Apply for a space
Fill in and send an application form. Link below.
2. Request physical access
Once your application is accepted, request physical access via Aalto IdM -system. Link below.
3. Go through the house rules and workshop rules
This step is important - you need to know the rules to be able to act by them!
1. Be nice.
To everyone, in every way. Act responsibly and sustainably, be friendly and make sure from your own behalf that everyone feels safe and welcome.
2. Take care of the spaces.
Each user is responsible of the spaces and the environment. So, keep them neat, clean up after yourself and others and make sure the doors and windows are closed, for example - or at least.
3. No unannounced quests.
The pass and permit are personal. If your team grows, make sure that A: Jason knows who new people are and B: they request and get their own access rights.
4. Sleeping is not allowed.
Napping is okay though. Staying overnight is not.
5. Drinking alcohol and organising parties are not allowed in these spaces.
Event notification is not valid in Space 21.
If you notice something that needs correction or other attention, please let the coordinator know ([email protected] / 050 570 8552).
1. Safety first!
No cutting, lifting or climbing alone. Special rights needed for risky tools.
2. All materials must be labeled.
Label everything you store in Space 21 (indicating your name and contact details, project name and dates; you can find and print the template here). Unlabeled materials are either thrown away or put into common use.
3. Large equipment and machines cannot be brought into Space 21.
If you are hesitant whether something is okay or not, ask Jason about it.
4. No smoke or fire work.
This also applies to soldering. Our fire detectors are super sensitive and false alarms costly! Plus these are potential safety risks.
5. No chemicals.
4. Go through fire safety and first aid
Make sure you know where to find fire extinquishers and first aid from plasters to first aid kit. Either do this individually or ask Jason to show you where all that is located.
There are also some other activities, tiny and a bit bigger, that are recommended once you start working in Space 21.
Join Space 21 Tenants Telegram group and introduce yourself there. It is always nice to know the people who are working under the same roof! You get the invitation link either when you visit the place, or asking it directly from Jason.
Make yourself at home. Make your first cup of coffee using our beloved Jura the coffee machine (or brew some tea, whichever you prefer).
Create your own project poster. We love to know the people in Space 21, but also what are they working on! You can find the template from the useful files below that you can use to get an idea - just fill it in or use it as you wish to create a poster of your own.
Give feedback. We appreciate all feedback throughout the process, from the very beginning to your last days in Space 21. We aim to create Space 21 the best possible place for everyone, and for that we need your help.
Please note that you need to log in using your Aalto account to get access to the files and be able to download them.
- Introduction slides. 2 powerpoint slides about Space 21 which you can use in your own presentations if needed.
- Project description form. Plain form you can print, fill in and attach to your door to let people know who is working in certain spaces and what are the projects about.
- Project storage form. Plain form you need to print, fill in and attach to stuff you store in Space 21.
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