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School Safety Protocols

Approved protocols for many School operations are listed thematically below. You are expected to refer to these protocols when making risk assessments for the procedures adopted in your work  but you may adapt them to local circumstances provided that the risk associated with any deviations from these protocols are duly noted, assessed and recorded.

School Procedures

Accidents and Incidents


General Equipment and Protocols

Preparative Chemistry


Vacuum Pumps and Systems


Use of Gases


Use of Cryogenics




Waste Disposal



R Fox August 2016