Today’s emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and innovation makes engaging “hands-on” activities more important than ever. Given that such activities are essential to the Science curriculum, a focus on student safety is critical.
The sample resources featured below are designed to assist boards in creating a culture of safety mindedness in their schools. As boards have both the responsibility and authority to develop SIP plans according to their specific processes, these sample resources should not be considered directive or prescriptive, but rather as helpful information.
For the most recent updates on currently available SIP resources, we suggest Student Injury Prevention leads first visit the following OSIP.ca Safety Partner sites. Note that all content on external sites is the responsibility of the individual organizations:
This guide was developed to help school leaders recognize and respond to their responsibilities and
duties regarding health and safety in science labs. (Download)
A checklist to help ensure all general science lab health and safety issues are addressed. (Download)