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by remlap12
16 Nov 2020, 09:48
Forum: The Lab Tech Position
Topic: How do I describe what I do?
Replies: 41
Views: 14443

Re: How do I describe what I do?

Lyn wrote: 13 Nov 2020, 10:53 Please google the following: School science laboratory technicians national standards for professional practice 2014. This document will give you an outline of what it is that we do in our jobs. Just adapt it to your own situation.
there is also an updated 2019 version
by remlap12
16 Nov 2020, 08:43
Forum: The Lab Tech Position
Topic: How do I describe what I do?
Replies: 41
Views: 14443

Re: How do I describe what I do?

Thanks Lyn, will have a look
by remlap12
16 Nov 2020, 08:39
Forum: Forum Support Desk
Topic: Automatically Logging Out
Replies: 9
Views: 1420

Re: Automatically Logging Out

Hello For some reason the forum keeps automatically logging me out when I click on Board Index or Home when I want to go and read another forum. Just thought I would let you know and see if there was any suggestions for a solution to this issue. Thanks AG Mine was doing that, but my browser was old...
by remlap12
12 Nov 2020, 11:32
Forum: The Lab Tech Position
Topic: How do I describe what I do?
Replies: 41
Views: 14443

Re: How do I describe what I do?

Well finally i found a department job description. I am sure we all do way way more than what is on this list. School Administrative Officer – Science Laboratory School Administrative Officer – Science Laboratory duties include: • Provide technical assistance in the operation of the science laborat...
by remlap12
11 Nov 2020, 07:16
Forum: The Lab Tech Position
Topic: How do I describe what I do?
Replies: 41
Views: 14443

Re: How do I describe what I do?

Merilyn1 wrote: 10 Nov 2020, 14:43 That would be printing out safety data sheets? All that paper that you know no one will ever read...
Oh yes!!!!!!!! #-o
by remlap12
10 Nov 2020, 12:40
Forum: The Lab Tech Position
Topic: How do I describe what I do?
Replies: 41
Views: 14443

Re: How do I describe what I do?

Marama T wrote: 10 Nov 2020, 11:06 Make sure you write down a big chunk of time for "doing pointless stuff requested by the principal".
:cheesy: :cheesy: :cheesy: :cheesy: :clap3:
by remlap12
10 Nov 2020, 07:42
Forum: The Lab Tech Position
Topic: How do I describe what I do?
Replies: 41
Views: 14443

Re: How do I describe what I do?

Thanks Labbie and Merilyn!
When it's all written down it doesn't look like all that much, but as you all know there is a multitude of "things" we do day to day that either isn't worth writing down or doesn't even have a name!!!
by remlap12
09 Nov 2020, 11:27
Forum: The Lab Tech Position
Topic: How do I describe what I do?
Replies: 41
Views: 14443

Re: How do I describe what I do?

This is obviously an old thread, but...... I have been asked by my SAM (DET) to provide a list of everything I do in science, noting whether it be daily, weekly, term, yearly etc and also approximately how much time is spent doing each task. The principal has asked for this info for all SAOs. It's s...
by remlap12
27 Oct 2020, 11:19
Forum: Safety with Chemicals
Topic: RiskAssess chemical codes
Replies: 42
Views: 5721

Re: RiskAssess chemical codes

So may I ask what have you chosen to do , follow CSIS or RA ratings ? Not meaning to put you on the spot , just trying to get a feel for what DET schools that use RA are doing . bigmack, I'm DET and as far as I'm concerned I tend to err on the side of caution! I haven't been given any direction in ...
by remlap12
15 Sep 2020, 12:33
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: Modern Teaching Aids
Replies: 2
Views: 1131

Re: Modern Teaching Aids

must be an issue with my computer, I just accessed it easily on a laptop.....go figure!!
by remlap12
15 Sep 2020, 12:13
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: Modern Teaching Aids
Replies: 2
Views: 1131

Modern Teaching Aids

Hi, Is anyone else having issues with MTA's website? For DET people I try to go in through edbuy, but it says page can't be found. If I google it, it tells me I'm not connected to a browser.....yet, I can get onto any other website???? My SAM was very helpful when I asked her if she knew of any issu...
by remlap12
10 Sep 2020, 08:46
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: swan neck tubes
Replies: 11
Views: 1013

Re: swan neck tubes

Oh of course! I actually have some of them!!! lol
by remlap12
09 Sep 2020, 10:16
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: swan neck tubes
Replies: 11
Views: 1013

Re: swan neck tubes

macca wrote: 09 Sep 2020, 09:34 Love my Westlab Equip. no breakage
Hi macca,

what is the white tube in the pic? Tubing or a straw?
by remlap12
09 Sep 2020, 08:38
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: swan neck tubes
Replies: 11
Views: 1013

Re: swan neck tubes

thanks bigmack!
by remlap12
08 Sep 2020, 14:30
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: swan neck tubes
Replies: 11
Views: 1013

Re: swan neck tubes

I'm liking that idea Merilyn!!!
by remlap12
08 Sep 2020, 10:33
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: swan neck tubes
Replies: 11
Views: 1013

Re: swan neck tubes

thanks Lyn :-)
by remlap12
08 Sep 2020, 09:55
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: swan neck tubes
Replies: 11
Views: 1013

swan neck tubes

Hi all,

has anyone purchased swan neck tubes recently?
If so, where from, please?
I'm being a slacker and don't really want to have to make them! :-|
by remlap12
31 Aug 2020, 13:31
Forum: Biology, Physics...
Topic: Phenolphthalein Agar
Replies: 152
Views: 42251

Re: Phenolphthalein Agar

It takes an age without a microwave......just sayin'!!
by remlap12
30 Jul 2020, 12:32
Forum: Recipes and Pracs
Topic: Melting Phenolphthalein Agar
Replies: 7
Views: 1618

Re: Melting Phenolphthalein Agar

thanks kimmy, that one has gone into my recipe book too!!
by remlap12
21 Jul 2020, 13:10
Forum: Recipes and Pracs
Topic: Melting Phenolphthalein Agar
Replies: 7
Views: 1618

Re: Melting Phenolphthalein Agar

shellythenewlabby wrote: 21 Jul 2020, 12:57
mtg wrote: 21 Jul 2020, 11:32 Good to know. What strength Phenolphthalein did you use and how much? I find it's so hard to get the right colour so it doesn't fade. usually make it too pink.
I usually use the crystals and it works well
I'll try that next time! 8-)