Testing emergency off buttons for power and gas: Do we have to test the emergency off buttons for power and gas in the lab? Who can do the testing?
Photocopier / printer stored outside chemical store room: Hi I have just come back off holidays to find a large photocopying machine placed opposite the door to my Chemical Store room—within a metr
Use of tears in a school practical: Hi I am asking if it is OK to use tears in a school prac? The tears are generated by a student holding an onion near their eye.
Electrical Services in a School Lab: Hi all, I need confirmation for our Business Manager that it is required as per Australian Standard 2982:2010 page 45, that there should be an
Gallium Metal: Hi, I was wondering what your thoughts were on the use of gallium in schools (Years 7–12) for the purpose of demonstrating the melting point of metals and possibly other experiments.
Is it illegal to grow Hydrilla verticillata in Western Australia? I know Elodea was banned years ago. Can we grow them in school environment for biology experiments?
Agar plate experiments: Can E. coli and/or Staph epidermidis be cultured from a broth onto an agar plate in a classroom situation.
Using human tears in an experiment: Can human tears be used in an experiment in a classroom?
Disposal of Agar plates: After reading your procedure on making agar plates, I found that the procedure was unable to give me any specific information on the disposal of used plates with live cultu
Spill kits: Many years ago I think schools were told to get spill kits-we did. We have just gone through the updated MSDS for the citric acid and soda ash.