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-====== Code of Conduct ======+====== Code of Conduct ====== ​
  
-VHS runs on its principals of unity and code of conduct. The principals of unity are a loose set of guidelines to abide by, while the code of conduct is more detailed and concrete.+===== VHS House Rules  ===== 
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-===== VHS Principals of Unity =====+0. Don't make us make a rule.
  
-**0)** ​Be excellent to each other. ​No racism, no sexism, no homophobia, no classism. +1. Be excellent to each other. ​See the ​Code of Conduct​ for further guidance.
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-**1)** You are free to have your own individual project, or participate in a VHS Group Project.+
  
-**2)** VHS Group Projects ​are open to all.+2. People ​are expected to work safely and not create hazards for others, the Space, or its contents. If a person sees someone doing something unsafe, it is considered good practice to advise that person of the hazard, and/or suggest a safer alternative. 
 +3. VHS is a place to learn; It's always okay to ask questions.
  
-**3)** Eager willingness ​to learn is all you need. Expertise is not required. It's always ok to ask questions.+4. You are free to use the space to work on your own project, provided ​you do not impinge on others’ right to do likewise. Some negotiation may be required.
  
-**4)** ​VHS is a Member run [[admin:​do-ocracy|Do-Ocracy]]Help out as you can. +5. VHS is a Member run Do-OcracyOn Projects for the Space (e.g. building of Infrastructure,​ equipment) anyone ​can play, provided they play well with others.
  
-**5)** One minute ​for VHSWhen members are at the space in addition ​to cleaning up after themselves they will do a minimum of one minute ​for VHS on things that help us run. Examples include sweeping, taking out garbage, or anything else that helps the space operate.This helps us all!+6. Don’t make work for othersPut your tools back, leave the space better than when you found it, and if you break something fix it or reach out to the group for help.
  
-=== General Order of Things: ===+7. Give one minute for VHS. When people are at the Space in addition to cleaning up after themselves they are expected to do a minimum ​of one minute for VHS on things that help us run. Examples include sweeping, taking out garbage, or anything else that helps the Space operate.
  
-    * Out of respect to members around you, if you're using heavy machinery or anything that could be potentially unsafe, loud, obnoxious or hazardous for any reason in the space, it's up to you as a member to communicate what you will be working on and why/how it is hazardousThis can be at many levels. For exampleif you are using ferric chloride ​to etch circuit boards, this is a potentially toxic and unhealthy chemical to be exposed to. Please wear safety goggles and gloves to protect yourself, and warn those around you about what you're using. Or, [[http://​www.instructables.com/​id/​Stop-using-Ferric-Chloride-etchant!--A-better-etc/​|look for alternatives]]. If you don't know the threats of what you're working with, please educate yourself. Check out some books from the library, read the MSDS, or google it+8Pay your dueswe need to make rent.
  
-  * We operate entirely from our membership base. So. Pay your dues! Also please bring in and donate common consumables - hot glue sticks, machine header pins, tape, beer, etc. +----
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-  * If something has a name(that is not yours) on it, it is not a [[admin:​do-ocracy|Do-Ocracy]]. +
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 ===== Code of Conduct ===== ===== Code of Conduct =====
admin/code_of_conduct.txt · Last modified: 2019/05/27 00:54 by dbynoe