Laboratory Safety and Teacher Certification
By James A. Kaufman, Ph.D.
Laboratory Safety Institute
The Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI) has completed a multi-year study of the States’ certification requirements for science teachers. Only eight out of 57 States and Territories (12%) have a written requirement that a person must know something about lab safety to become a certified science teacher in their jurisdiction. LSI believes that the “Next Generation” of science teacher must be required by state and federal government certification programs to know and understand lab safety....Read More