3D Printer Safety

Learning objectives

  • Describe the purpose of 3D printing, how the process works, and various 3D printer technologies.
  • Identify the hazards associated with 3D printing and the controls that you and facility management may use to minimize those hazards.
  • Describe safe work practices for using a 3D printer, as well as what you should do if an emergency occurs.

Course overview

This lesson provides a basic knowledge of the hazards associated with 3D printing. The lesson addresses how to use administrative and engineering controls, personal protective equipment, and safe work practices to help reduce 3D printing-related injuries and hazardous exposures.

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