Compliance in Science

  • 25 Aug 2017
  • Orange Ex-Services Club 231 – 243 Anson St ORANGE


Registration is closed

For Science Assistants, Lab Managers, Lab Technicians, Head Teachers of Science, Principals, Business Managers and Executive.

Closing Date for Registrations and Payment : 16th August 2017

Presenters: Karen Mellenbergh, Christopher Kelly and Rita Steffe

  • WHS and Me – The new Work Health and Safety Act of 2011 became effective on 1 January 2012. This presentation will concentrate on the aspects of the new legislation, the roles and responsibilities of employers and employees and how it affects the workplace
  • Globally Harmonised System (GHS) of classification and labelling of chemicals
    • What do I need to have done to be compliant by 1 January 2017
  • Updates for 2017
  • Microbiology from a school perspective
  • Science ASSIST – some valuable resources and information
  • Q & A session - This session will cover
    • Safe use of equipment, 
    • Dangerous chemicals, 
    • Safe storage and use of chemicals (including compatibility of chemicals),
    • Disposal of chemical waste
    • How to organise and maintain work areas
    • Supporting teachers and students
    • RiskAssess, an online risk assessment program
    • Pick the brains of the team for any unanswered questions
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Margaret Croucher – Mobile : 0405 244 862 – Email:
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