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by sunray18
16 Nov 2016, 07:35
Forum: Safety with Chemicals
Topic: Student safety induction booklet
Replies: 8
Views: 2656

Re: Student safety induction booklet

We have Rules that the Year 7 are given to paste in their books. Covers most of what you have in your booklet, but not as attractively
by sunray18
16 Nov 2016, 07:31
Forum: The Polling Booth
Topic: Do you move around?
Replies: 12
Views: 4705

Re: Do you move around?

IN private/Catholic schools it probably will - we are employed for the position, and unless we apply for another position when there is a vacancy, or unless we are 'invited to leave', then this is where we stay
by sunray18
31 Oct 2016, 08:03
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: diji pipette
Replies: 8
Views: 2408

Re: diji pipette

diji pipette - brilliant GET ONE
by sunray18
27 Oct 2016, 10:51
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: diji pipette
Replies: 8
Views: 2408

Re: diji pipette

I LOVE the Diji burettes - I saw them over a year ago in Qld and have waited for them to come out - they are in such demand that Serrata cannot keep them in stock, so order asap.. Universities are taking them up industries are also... brilliant
by sunray18
20 Oct 2016, 07:55
Forum: Safety with Chemicals
Topic: URGENT request for help!
Replies: 20
Views: 4927

Re: URGENT request for help!

GIVE UP CLEANING... simple.. tha tis what is stressing you out then do not do it! I have worked at this school for over 16 years and the end of year was awful, with teachers wanting fun pracs which made messes and me trying to clean and make sure all was away for the holidays and so the cleaners cou...
by sunray18
20 Oct 2016, 07:48
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Yabbies
Replies: 8
Views: 3758

Re: Yabbies

We had a successful breeding system for many years.. we fed them worms from the pet shop as well as dog pellets - make sure that any uneaten food is removed. A friend used to feed them minced meat - but I don't think that is a good idea. They do eat their young.. in the wild the young would be swept...
by sunray18
18 Oct 2016, 06:32
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Welcome back everyone
Replies: 19
Views: 4523

Re: Welcome back everyone

I do think you have seen what has happened here MissKat, I am afraid that this country has 'dumbed' it all down.. students are not learning even what I did at school. I notice that particularly in Maths.. it is time that Australia pulled itself back up , stop playing around with education and get se...
by sunray18
17 Oct 2016, 07:07
Forum: Safety with Chemicals
Topic: STORAGE OF SODIUM METAL
Replies: 12
Views: 5010

Re: STORAGE OF SODIUM METAL

Stored under paraffin and in flammable solids container
by sunray18
12 Oct 2016, 07:10
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: fume cupboard nsw area
Replies: 8
Views: 2328

Re: fume cupboard nsw area

Conditionaire
by sunray18
11 Oct 2016, 07:51
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Welcome back everyone
Replies: 19
Views: 4523

Re: Welcome back everyone

Hi all, I had a busy time - minding grandsons then getting the flu from them.. arggg I need another two weeks to get over it
by sunray18
12 Sep 2016, 09:17
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: salinity meters
Replies: 2
Views: 1168

Re: salinity meters

have Westlab offered to replace it for you
by sunray18
12 Sep 2016, 09:16
Forum: Safety with Chemicals
Topic: Mineral and rock safety alert
Replies: 40
Views: 8282

Re: Mineral and rock safety alert

It is a 'real' alert - and so expensive! we hav eonly just replaced som eof the disposed of kits and we will have to just share what we have now.. a shame we coudlnt claim on insurance
https://www.asbestossafety.gov.au/sites ... 2015_0.pdf
by sunray18
05 Sep 2016, 13:56
Forum: Safety with Chemicals
Topic: cleaning benches after dissection
Replies: 10
Views: 2520

Re: cleaning benches after dissection

We now use Antibiotic wipes. The teachers like to use thee and get students to do it
by sunray18
05 Sep 2016, 13:54
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: Gratnells trays
Replies: 3
Views: 1365

Re: Gratnells trays

Serrata have all sizes
by sunray18
31 Aug 2016, 13:05
Forum: Sourcing Materials & Eq Repairs
Topic: transformers/powerpacks
Replies: 24
Views: 5057

Re: transformers/powerpacks

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE - everyone. DO not repair anything electrical UNLESS you are a licenced electrician. Even if it means throwing something out. DO NOT DO IT! If you do it and something happens - then be prepared to be fined BIG time - nothing and no one can protect you.. is a power pack worth thi...
by sunray18
30 Aug 2016, 13:23
Forum: Safety with Chemicals
Topic: Dangerous Goods Deliveries
Replies: 5
Views: 1678

Re: Dangerous Goods Deliveries

I think fishy that a call to workcover may help.. report the transport people as their employee could have been seriously injured.. they are negligent.
DO it to make sure workers everywhere are kept safe
by sunray18
17 Aug 2016, 13:58
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Support structure
Replies: 11
Views: 4550

Re: Support structure

This makes me so cranky - a labtech who has been harassed for 8 months by her HOD, who called the IEU for assistance, but they were of no use whatsoever,, has had to resign to save her sanity.. How does it get this bad? Who is there out there who we can go to. She tried to get a solicitor to assist ...
by sunray18
17 Aug 2016, 13:50
Forum: Announcements
Topic: ASET conference
Replies: 9
Views: 2272

Re: ASET conference

ASET Conferences - the BEST. Simple.. go and see how good they are.. the committee are fantastic people and even if it is just to go to meet them and get to know them, then that makes it worthwhile.. you get to meet labtechs from all different schools and they are all different temperaments but - th...
by sunray18
15 Aug 2016, 14:22
Forum: Recipes and Pracs
Topic: Disposal of Barium Chloride and Lead Nitrate?
Replies: 3
Views: 1360

Re: Disposal of Barium Chloride and Lead Nitrate?

That is how I deal with all the heavy metal wastes - keep the solids after they have settled