Licence to purchase chemicals: Hi - I've had a few Year 11 students (Occ Health & Safety topic) ask about licences for chemicals held in schools, specifically the Science Dept.
Safety Data Sheets: Is it a legal requirement that hard copies of SDSs be available in ALL Science laboratories in a school?
Fainting during dissections: I have read your SOPs on dissections. Could you include fainting as one of the hazards of the activity? How should students be prepared for what they are going to do?
Lung Dissection: Has an SOP been written for a lung dissection?
Inoculating agar plates and sealing them: Could you advise the correct procedure for innoculating agar plates, and in particular, sealing them?
Chemical clock practical: My chem teacher would like to do a chemical clock prac with ferric nitrate and sodium thiosulfate, using metal ions as catalysts.
Bunsen Tubing: Could somebody please tell me what the required length for Bunsen tubing is at present and where this is written?
Making Polyurethane foam: Could someone please tell me where I can find instructions for a Year 11 chemistry prac for making polyurethane foam?
Mercury Thermometers: how do we dispose of mercury thermometers?
LAB SAFETY: if you have 4 laboratories upstairs and 4 downstairs, how many emergency showers are you required to install?