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Does YOUR School Have the Tools to Build Safety into Its Classroom/Labs?

November 06, 2019

Does YOUR School Have the Tools to Build Safety into Its Classroom/Labs?

Safer Makerspaces, Fab Labs and STEM Labs: Building in Safety!


Safer Makerspaces, Fab Labs, and STEM Labs: A Collaborative Guide. Safer hands-on STEM is essential for every instructor and student. Read the latest information about how to design and maintain safer makerspaces, Fab Labs, and STEM labs in both formal and informal educational and community settings. This book features information about liability/legal standards, better professional practices, safety controls, addressing biological/chemical/physical hazards, first aid procedures, the facilities planning process, recommended designs and existing examples, and frequently asked safety questions. It is easy to read, providing practical recommendations and examples for instructors, administrators, and media specialists.

If your community or school system is looking to design or modify a facility to engage students in safer hands-on STEM activities, then this book is a must read! 189 pages, 2017 (spiral bound).


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And as a reminder...

ITEEA Maintains a Dedicated Resource Page to Help You Make Your Lab or Makerspace Safer! 


Inherent in STEM laboratories and makerspaces are various safety hazards, yet these spaces are critical for helping students experience the hands-on application of STEM concepts. ITEEA recognizes the need to assist educators in maintaining hands-on STEM learning, but doing so in a safer manner. The resources have been compiled by ITEEA with the help of state leaders, school administrators, teachers and safety specialists to address important safety issues. Included are safety products and services provided by professional societies, federal and state agencies, and STEM supply companies. 

Click here to view ITEEA's Safety Page

ITEEA has everything you need to make your classroom or lab safer!

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