Detailed and comprehensive science safety manual! More than 400 information-packed pages describe and explain the rules, policies and procedures that will help you improve safety in your school. The authors, Dr. Linda Stroud, founder of Science & Safety Consulting Services, and Kenneth Russell Roy, offer advice and recommendations based on 34 years of experience in science education and safety training. Includes the following topics: • Right-to-know laws, fire and safety codes, negligence and liability • Personal protective equipment and its proper use • Chemical procurement, handling, labeling and storage • Chemical and biological hazardous waste disposal • Appropriate use of glassware, hardware and laboratory equipment • Common laboratory safety hazards • Fire and electrical safety hazards • NFPA Fire Rating System and labeling requirements • Prudent laboratory practices • First aid policies and procedures • How to conduct a Laboratory Assessment
Written in clear, concise, and easy-to-understand language, this manual features simple, practical solutions for common laboratory safety problems. A must-have reference for every science teacher and school administrator! Third edition, 408 pages, 8½” x 11”, spiral-bound.