Archive: Lab Safety Considerations for Pre-service Secondary Science/STEM Teachers, October 4, 2021

This interactive web seminar session will begin with an overview of safety protocols specific for doing safer secondary level science/STEM laboratory activities with Dr. Ken Roy, NSTA and NSELA Safety Compliance Advisor/specialist and Dr. Kevin Doyle of Morris Hills Regional School District, NSTA Safety Advisory Board Member.  Critical pandemic related topics for science/STEM pre-service secondary teachers addressed include legal safety standards and better professional practices, engineering controls, standard operating procedures, personal protective equipment, duty of care and more.  Time permitting, individual questions will be answered by the presenters near the end of the program.

This web seminar is hosted for and by the National Chapter for Preservice Teachers at NSTA. We invite you to register for upcoming web seminars at NSTA.

View the Archive Video

To view the presentation slides from the web seminar and related resources, visit the resource collection. Continue discussing this topic in the community forums.

Below are comments from individuals who attended the seminar:

  • "I enjoyed the expert knowledge on these subjects and the relevance of the information to new teachers. I found interesting the different safety problems that have happened."
  • "I thought it was very valuable to the things I'm currently learning in my internship. I enjoyed the speakers they were all very quick to answer questions and they were engaging."
  • "The presenters were very informative and had a plethora of knowledge about this topic. Well done!!"

A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' account page for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.

For more information contact: webseminars@nsta.org

NSTA Press produces classroom-ready activities, hands-on approaches to inquiry, relevant professional development, the latest scientific education news and research, assessment and standards-based instruction.

Learn More