labkidsmistakes.jpg You Can Never Be Too Safe in the Science Laboratory!

Start with this summary of laboratory safety ideas and resources.

Consider joining Flinn Scientific List Serve
  • To join, go to:
  • From August through May, you can join the Flinn's Science Department Safety Training program. It's free! You will receive a different safety training topic every month. The purpose of the Science Department Safety Training Notes is to provide a forum for science teachers to review safety requirements and procedures, discuss their safety concerns, and set goals to improve safety.
  • August's training is entitled “Safety First Is No Accident.” It will help you review safety responsibilities and lab activities and provide advice on how to use safety contracts and a safety checklist to ensure that safety procedures and policies are a top priority.
  • To help students understand their important role in meeting safety goals consider the award-winning, Flinn-produced student safety video/DVD entitled “Introduction to Laboratory Safety.” See video clilps at:
  • To print the August issue of Science Department Safety Training Notes please go to:

Review these resources, many of which are discussed in the above summary.

Check out these two videos on laboratory safety.

And while you are there - check out Teacher Tube. It's just like You Tube, but made for teachers.


Research these additional resources.