ERIC Number: ED416072
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Missouri Secondary Science Safety Manual.
Lemons, Judith L.
The purpose of this safety manual is to provide a resource to help manage and minimize potential risks in science classrooms where students spend up to 60% of instructional time engaged in hands-on activities. This manual contains information on standards, legal aspects, and responsibilities for science safety; general laboratory safety for students; laboratory facility design; lab safety equipment and accident response; first aid; laboratory equipment safety; chemicals; plants and fungi; animals; and animal safety considerations for biological laboratories. The laboratory safety and accident response section addresses issues such as eye protection, eyewash stations, safety showers, earthquake preparedness, and general housekeeping. (DDR)
Descriptors: Animals, Biology, Chemistry, Educational Strategies, First Aid, Hands on Science, Laboratory Safety, Physics, Safety Equipment, School Safety, Science Curriculum, Secondary Education
Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd., University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65201; phone: 800-366-8232.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri