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Safety and Health in the Science Laboratory for Teachers Free Course

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  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • This free online course will help teachers of the Science subjects improve their knowledge and understanding of safety, health and welfare, particularly within the science laboratory.

  • Upon completion of this course you will be able to easily identify hazards and risks in the science laboratory. You will be more aware of laboratory rules and of accidents that can occur in a laboratory. You will be able to implement practices to prevent these accidents. You will learn all about physical, chemical and biological hazards. This course will give you a good knowledge of how to successfully manage a science laboratory in a safe manner.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 1 )
  • Safety and Health in the Science Laboratory for Teachers
    • Safety and Health in the Science Laboratory for Teachers
    • Lesson 1: Hazards in the Workplace
    • Safety and Health Legislation
    • What is a Hazard?
    • Types of Hazards
    • Summary and Assessment
    • Lesson 2: Controlling Risk
    • What is Risk?
    • Measuring Risk
    • Risk Assessment
    • Controlling Risk
    • Summary and Assessment
    • Lesson 3: Accidents
    • Providing a Safe Place to Work
    • Laboratory Rules
    • Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences
    • An Accident Report Scenario
    • Summary and Assessment
    • Lesson 4: Physical Hazards
    • Gas Safety
    • Electrical Safety
    • Fire Safety
    • Safe Use of Experimental Equipment
    • Summary and Assessment
    • Lesson 5: Chemical Hazards
    • Hazardous Chemicals
    • Control Measures
    • Handling and Disposal Requirements
    • Storage Requirements
    • Summary and Assessment
    • Lesson 6: Biological Hazards
    • Biological Regulations
    • Biological Hazards
    • Control Measures in Dissection
    • Biological Waste
    • Summary and Assessment
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Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    Health and Safety Authority

  • Video


  • Audio


  • Assessment


  • Certification


  • Price


  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive


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