THE UNDERSIGNED “Participant” acknowledges as follows:
I have voluntarily applied to participate in the activities at FABLAB NONPROFIT (Fablab). These activities may include the use and operation of equipment such as (but not limited to) power tools, saws, drills, lasers, computer control machines, computer and electrical equipment. I certify that I am cognizant of the inherent dangers of and risks pertaining to the use and operation of such tools and aware of the basic safety procedures for such tools. I understand that other than providing basic instruction concerning the use and operation of the equipment provided on-site for my use, Fablab does not teach safety rules nor is it the function of the owners, officers and employees of Fablab to serve as
the guardians of my safety. Before operating any such equipment, I will be familiar on my own with the proper safety procedures and operation procedures for such equipment. I will seek advance permission before using my own equipment in connection with my activities at Fablab and I will be responsible for the safety and good operating condition of such equipment.
I AM AWARE THAT THESE ACTIVITIES ARE HAZARDOUS ACTIVITIES AND THAT I COULD BE SERIOUSLY INJURED OR EVEN KILLED. I AM VOLUNTARILY PARTICIPATING IN THESE ACTIVITIES WITH KNOWLEDGE OF THE DANGER INVOLVED, AND AGREE TO ASSUME ANY AND ALL RISKS OF BODILY INJURY, DEATH OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, WHETHER THOSE RISKS ARE KNOWN OR UNKNOWN.
AS CONSIDERATION for being permitted by Fablab to participate in these activities and use the Fablab premises and facilities, I hereby personally assume all risks in connection with such participation and I forever release the Fablab, the Lessor, the Lessee, any Fablab affiliated organization, and their respective directors, officers, employees, volunteers, agents, contractors, and representatives (collectively “Releasees”) from any and all suits, actions, claims, or demands that I, my assignees, heirs, distributees, guardians, next of kin, spouse and legal representatives now have, or may have in the future, from any and all harm, injury or damage which may befall me, including all risks connected therewith, whether foreseen or unforeseen related to (i) my participation in these activities, (ii) the negligence or other acts, whether directly connected to these activities or not, and however caused, by any other Participant, or (iii) the condition of the premises where these activities occur, whether or not I am then participating in the activities. I further release the aforementioned officers and employees of Fablab, and further to save and hold harmless said owners, officers and employees from any claim by me, or by my family, estate, heirs, or assigns, arising out of my participation.
THE PARTICIPANT further understands and agrees that Fablab does not warrant the safety, fitness, and/or merchantability of any device, product, process, intellectual property or other goods, tangible or intangible, created at or in connection with Fablab; therefore, AS FURTHER CONSIDERATION for being permitted by Fablab to participate in these activities and use the Fablab premises and facilities, I hereby forever release the Releasees from any and all actions, claims, or demands that I, my assignees, heirs, distributees, guardians, next of kin, spouse and legal representatives now have, or may have in the future, from any and all suits, actions, claims, or demands for any such harm, injury or damage which arise from the use, operation, sale, advertisement, distribution of such device, product, process, intellectual property or such goods, and I FURTHER AGREE to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees from any and all suits, actions, claims, or demands asserted by any third party which may arise from the use, operation, sale, advertisement, and/or distribution of such device, product, process, intellectual property or such other goods, tangible or intangible, created at or in connection with Fablab.
I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS AGREEMENT AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND A CONTRACT BETWEEN MYSELF AND FABLAB, THE LESSEE, AND THE LESSOR, AND SIGN IT OF MY OWN FREE WILL. I UNDERSTAND THE TERMS IN THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER ARE CONTRACTUAL AND NOT A MERE RECITAL. I HAVE SIGNED THIS DOCUMENT AS MY OWN FREE ACT.