Safeguards in the school laboratory

A concise account of the best advice available on health and safety in science for secondary schools

This well-established resource, now in its 11th edition, reflects the changes in health, safety and environmental legislation that have taken place in recent years.

This edition aims to encourage a resurgence in exciting practical work and helps teachers not to be frightened off by an over-reaction to health and safety fears.

Safeguards in the School Laboratory is essential reading for every teacher, from the newly-qualified to the experienced head of department, and for every technician. The book has information on what every teacher needs to know and what every head of department and technician needs to watch out for.

All trainee teachers should read this before they go in to the laboratory with a class.

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Please be aware that resources have been published on the website in the form that they were originally supplied. This means that procedures reflect general practice and standards applicable at the time resources were produced and cannot be assumed to be acceptable today. Website users are fully responsible for ensuring that any activity, including practical work, which they carry out is in accordance with current regulations related to health and safety and that an appropriate risk assessment has been carried out.

Subject(s)Science, Earth science
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Shelf referenceA 363.11 ASS
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