Banned chemicals/materials list NSW & ACT: Hi there, I have heard that schools in NSW & ACT have updated their list of banned chemicals and materials for use in Science.
Safety glasses and assessing risks: Are there any guidelines or regulations about sanitising safety glasses for student use?
This downloadable document is an ASSIST Information Sheet (AIS) concerning a potential asbestos hazard in schools.
Oil Immersion lenses: Hi, We have just purchased microscopes that have oil immersion lenses and a small sample of oil.
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.