Health and Safety Hazards in the School Environment

Health and Safety Hazards in the School Environment

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This annotated bibliography cites 913 materials (publications, journal articles, papers, presentations, books, studies, and other documents) concerning potential hazards to the physical health and safety of teachers and students in the school environment. These materials are of particular interest to members of school health and safety committees. The bibliography's first section contains references of a general nature to health and safety in the workplace, both in and out of school, and occupational health and safety legislation. The second section cites more specific materials under the headings of: (1) acoustical environment; (2) art materials; (3) asbestos; (4) communicable diseases and parasitic infestations; (5) duplicating machines; (6) furniture; (7) industrial arts shops; (8) natural hazards; (9) physical education, recreational facilities, and outdoor education; (10) science laboratories; (11) thermal environment and air quality; (12) video display terminals; and (13) visual environment. (CB)188. recitals, and certain dramas and speech-music performances. ... (6) all parts of a construction system must be well balanced for the best acoustic environment, (7) controlled air flow noise ... The Effect of Three Noise Levels on Task Attention and Performance in Reading and Math with Fifth and Sixth Grade ... Three equivalent groups of 22 children each were matched on the basis of a pretest in math.

Title:Health and Safety Hazards in the School Environment
Author:Marita Moll
Publisher: - 1987-01-01


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