This downloadable document is an ASSIST Information Sheet (AIS) concerning a potential asbestos hazard in schools.
Shelf life of chemicals: Hello, Just wondering if there is a list of chemicals and their shelf life available to download?
Chemical use in junior laboratories: Our science faculty is moving to a new, purpose-built facility next year. Senior labs have access to a safety shower and eyewash station.
Tarantula kept in classroom: Is it perfectly okay to keep a tarantula in a locked container in the classroom?
Emergency eye wash basins, showers and gas taps. Hi ASSIST, Do emergency eye wash basins, showers and gas taps need to be serviced & certified annually? If so, by whom? Thank you :-)
Iron(III) Nitrate storage. Hi, Just wanting to find out if the storage requirements have changed for iron (III) nitrate?
Lead and lead salts. On your List of Recommended Chemicals for Science in Australian Schools, you say that lead nitrate can be used in Years 7–12.
Fumehood plumbing. We are about to install a fumehood and the question has come up about its plumbing. Can it be plumbed into the normal waste water / sewer lines or is something else needed?
GHS Signage on Flammable Liquids and Corrosives cabinets. I have a flammable goods cabinet and a corrosives cabinet, both bought long before GHS labeling was introduced.
Using body fluids in science. Can students prepare their own cheek cells for microscopy? Is there a legislation or policy for this?