Now Introducing…The Globally Harmonized System for Chemicals
by John Olson
posted on 2:33 PM, January 4, 2017
-- Now Introducing…The Globally Harmonized System for Chemicals --
Have you had difficulty recognizing how hazardous a chemical is? The chemical labels are inconsistent and the MSDS (Material Safety...
Lab Safety References
posted on 2:39 PM, January 4, 2017
-- References --
* Biehle, J.T., et.al. 1999. NSTA Guide to School Science Facilities. Arlington, VA: NSTA Press.
* Flinn, Larry. 2000. Overcrowding in the Science Laboratory. Flinn Scientific. (also...
The Harmful Particles in 3-D Printers
by By Kenneth Roy | Published: December 15, 2016 in NSTA Blog
posted on 2:44 PM, January 4, 2017
This article is taken from the NSTA Blog at
-- The Harmful Particles in 3-D Printers --
By Kenneth Roy | Published:...
How to Safeguard Your Lab
by Kenneth Roy | Published: May 16, 2017 in NSTA Blog
posted on 1:45 PM, May 22, 2017
Many of the chemicals on the Department of Homeland Security’s Anti-Terrorism Standards Chemicals of Interest List can be found in high school storerooms. These chemicals may be prone to theft and unauthorized lab experiments. Some terrorist websites have even suggested that their operatives pose as students to acquire hazardous chemical, biological, or radiological agents (NAP 2011). To meet this challenge, science teachers, their supervisors, and administrators need to provide a secure working environment by making their labs more secure.
Responding to Chemical Spills
by Kenneth Roy
posted on 8:04 AM, January 18, 2018
This blog post by NSTA safety consultant Dr. Ken Roy discusses what to do in case of a chemical spill in your classroom.