Health and Safety Resources

Practical science – it’s still safe and it hasn’t been banned! 

Practical work is at the heart of science learning, yet there is a popular misconception that many practical activities in science can’t be carried out in schools because of the limitations imposed by health and safety legislation. The resources contained in this collection offer guidance on how to plan safe and exciting practical work in science, engaging pupils without compromising health and safety standards. 

The purpose of these notes is to encourage practical science by helping teachers and technicians identify safe ways of working, and also to help...
ASE Health and Safety Group

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An over-cautious approach to health and safety is inhibiting good science teaching. 
Peter Borrows

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How to stay safe in the prep room and classroom.  This resource offers detailed look at topics including working with DNA and the use of...

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Safeguards in the School Laboratory
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ASE Health & Safety in Science Special Interest Group
£20.00
Safe and Exciting Science
Author: 
ASE Health & Safety in Science Special Interest Group
£20.00