Alcohol and Drug Policy

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  1. The possession or use of illegal drugs is prohibited at MakeICT makerspace and events.
  2. Possession and use of alcoholic beverages or other intoxicating substances is always prohibited in the Woodshop, Metal Shop, Jewelry Lab and Letterpress Shop.
  3. Members and Guests may not operate tools or machinery anywhere at MakeICT Makerspace while in a state of impairment due to intoxication. Individuals impaired by intoxication may not be in any west wing shop, the garage or any extension of an Area as designated by a MakeICT event. Individuals who are impaired by intoxication may not be around any person using tools or machinery.
  4. Members are encouraged to confront offenders of this policy if they feel they can safely correct the behavior. Anyone observing this behavior should escalate to the Area Lead or Security. A message should be sent to with the date, time, location of the incident, name of the offender, witness names and any other relevant details.

Corrective Action for violation:

  1. First offense a member will lose key access to the makerspace for a period of 14 days.
  2. Second offense a member will lose key access to the makerspace for a period of 3 months and must make an application to the Membership Committee for its return. During this period they may not use any tools or equipment while in the makerspace.
  3. Third offense will result in the revocation of membership at MakeICT. A member may apply to have their membership reinstated after proof of successful completion of a drug or alcohol abuse rehabilitation program or suitable plan to prevent recurrence has been supplied to the Security Committee.