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Investigating Safely A Guide for High School Teachers

Safety Acknowledgment Form for Working with MicroorganismsPDF

Science Lab Safety and Classroom Activity ChecklistPDF

YouTube and Other Public Posting of Science Demonstration VideosPDF

Exploring Safely A Guide for Elementary Teachers

This list DOES NOT SUPERSEDE SCHOOL, SCHOOL SYSTEMS, LOCAL, STATE OR FEDERAL LAWS, REGULATIONS, CODES AND PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS. Ultimately it is the responsibility of the science teachers and school administrators to use appropriate legal standards and better professional practices under duty of care to make the science laboratory safer.

Official NSTAposition statementaddressing safety programs, training, and school environments.

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NSTA Guide to Planning School Science Facilities, Second Edition

Tips for the Safer Handling of Microorganisms in the School Science LaboratoryPDF

Inquiring Safely A Guide for Middle School Teachers

Members of NSTAs Safety Advisory Board offer the following documents addressing important safety issues in school science labs and classrooms

The NSTA ReadyReference Guide to Safer Science Volume

The NSTA ReadyReference Guide for Safer Science Volume

NSTA has a number of publications on safety and many other topics. Visit theScience Storeto learn more.

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of ChemicalsPDF

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NSTA eslishessafety practices and regulationsfor all handson demonstrations, experiments, and workshops given at NSTAsponsored events in rooms, other onsite locations, and on the floor of the NSTA exhibit hall.

Safety in the Middle School Science Classroom flipchart

The NSTA ReadyReference Guide to Safer Science Volume

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Safety in the Elementary Science Classroom flipchart

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Safety in the Science Classroom, Laboratory, or Field SitesPDF

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