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Social gas, and safety

Work and open day today, included a hazard identification exercise. Tuesday work/open days provide an opportunity for our volunteers to socialise, and “gas” about common themes. However, with a lifetime of work experience behind us, and with increasing exposure to the public, we are also very conscious of the need to provide a safe visitor experience while at the same time maintaining maximum authenticity. In the picture Tom and Bob are investigating the appropriate elimination, isolation or minimisation of a tripping or falling hazard.

Tom and Bob check out safety options

Busy Open day

Open day yesterday, and we ran some tests on the boiler feed-pump motor. This allowed us to steam up – not a usual Tuesday event.
DCC consultation project organiser Emma O’Neil and assistant Rowan visited this afternoon to plan for the “DCC South Dunedin Retail Centre Strategy – Issues and Opportunities Consultation” open day event, to be held at the museum on Wednesday 12 May.
Our contract inspector checked out the traction engine for its annual boiler certification.