Help your students understand the world around them.

Archive: WI23: Lab Safety Considerations for Pre-Service Secondary Science/STEM Teachers, February 27, 2023

This interactive web seminar will begin with an overview of safety protocols specific for doing secondary level safer science/STEM laboratory activities with Dr. Ken Roy, NSTA and NSELA Safety Compliance Advisor/specialist and Dr. Kevin Doyle of Morris Hill Regional School District, NSTA Safety Advisory Board Member.

Critical 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.

All individuals receive a certificate of participation and 100 NSTA activity points for attending the live seminar and completing the end-of-program survey. A certificate of participation is not awarded for watching the recorded version 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 appreciated the knowledge base of the two presenters and their legal experience."
  • "This was a very good and informative Web Seminar. I would highly recommend this to any of my peers who will be going into science and education."
  • "This was very informative. I used to be a sub and I was not aware of many of these things."
  • "This web seminar was very helpful as it include many tips that will be taken with me in my future classroom. Also, I really enjoyed how the speakers included personal stories to make the seminar more engaging."

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: [email protected]

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