Health and Safety within DT/Engineering
Health and safety is a topic of great importance in the subject of DT and Engineering. It is also assessed in many KS4/5 qualifications. The links below have been identified by a DT teacher as being relevant to implementing and teaching health and safety within DT/engineering.
Links and Resources
A lesson plan, with resources that teachers learners about Noise Safety.
An article that could be used to help teach learners about electrical safety.
A booklet that could be used to help teach learners about safety when using gases. Contains information for teachers and learners.
A lesson based on a case study of health and
safety in the oil and gas industry. Could be used to put health and safety into a 'real world' context.
A set of resources focusing on ethics and safety in Science. Could be adapted for use in DT/Engineering lessons.
Article about health and safety in a a science lab. Contains information also relevant to DT/Engineering. Could be used to highlight issues to learners.
Article highlighting the dangers of radiation.