Scope on Safety: When is a classroom a laboratory?

by: Ken Roy

What are the bare bones that must exist for a room to be considered safe for teaching laboratory science? This month’s issue of Scope on Safety addresses this question by first defining when a laboratory is really considered a laboratory. Next, the basic safety standards for middle school science labs are outlined according to OSHA standards and the Environmental Protection Agency. Lastly, the article discusses how to meet the safety needs of the science activity with the facility.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 3/1/2007Stock # ss07_030_07_74Volume 030Issue 07

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