From: Samuella Beth Sigmann <sigmannsb**At_Symbol_Here**APPSTATE.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Safety Equipment for K-12 Science Classes
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 17:04:22 -0400
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
Message-ID: 37aa15d4-8599-ae64-a233-a8a1be031410**At_Symbol_Here**appstate.edu
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Flinn and Carolina Biological are 2 suppliers that come to mind.

Spill kits (make sure you have non organic absorbent if nitric is used)
Broken glass containers
Acid storage composite cabinets
Flammable cabinets

While not specifically safety equipment these are invaluable,

Ecofunnels - CPLabSafety - https://www.calpaclab.com/about-the-eco-funnel/
Spill trays - Scientific Plastics - These are virtually indestructible and save clean up time. They act as secondary containment and segregation on shelves. You can order direct from them in 100s of sizes or some sizes available through VWR. http://www.scientificplastics.com/
Isolation Compartments - These are great to isolate in areas with limited space - https://scimatco.com/collections/accessories

On 10/12/2017 3:45 PM, NEAL LANGERMAN wrote:
I received the following from a colleague in the
Philadelphia area:

"I am looking for some advice. I am helping my local
elementary school (210 students) implement a STEM lab grant
they received. I am working on getting them beakers etc but
in addition, they asked about safety equipment (I was so
glad they asked). Do you know of a supplier for small eye
wash stations etc, anything they might need for this type of
setting? Thanks for any advice!"

How about some suppliers who address this market and also
suggestions for safety equipment, not just PPE, that should
be in the classroom.

Thanks

Neal

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