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Artist Beware: The Hazards In Working With All Art And Craft Materials And The Precautions Every Artist And Photographer Should Take
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: BiblioResources (Books) - Manual/Handbook
Summary:

Non-fiction, reference

Authors, McCann, Michael, PhD, CIH

ISBN 1-59228-592-9

Dr. McCann presents a comprehensive manual on the hards of working with all art and craft materials and the precautions every artist and craftsperso...

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Artist's Complete Health and Safety Guide
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: BiblioResources (Books) - Classroom Materials - Manual/Handbook
Summary:

Non-fiction, reference

AuthorsRossol, Monona.

ISBN 1581152043

Monona Rossol provides a comprehenshive guidebook on raw materials used by artists, their reglations, associated risks, and precautions for individual media incud...

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Arts, Crafts & Theater Safety
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Article/Report - BiblioResources (Books) - Fact sheet - Web site
Summary: This Web site provides a lengthy list of resources and links that cover theater and the arts, photography, metalworking, classrooms, working safely as well as a lengthy list of safety links. Training, MSDS resources, and much more.
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Benjamin Moore Paints MSDS
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Language Options - List - Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Summary: This is a lengthy selection of house interior and exterior paints, industrial coatings and primers offered by Benjamin Moore Paints and their accompanying MSDSs.
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Best Practices for Food Recovery and Gleaning in the National School Lunch Program: SY 1998-1999
Grade Level: High School
Type: Case Study - Manual/Handbook - School Projects
Summary: This manual describes how the school districts used USDA grant funds to recover food from their cafeterias and donate it to the needy. Includes information on systems to recover, store, and donate the recovered food and how schools formed partnerships with lo...
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Center for Resourceful Building Technology
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Article/Report - Database - Web site
Summary: CRBT provides information on current research, education efforts, ad related links in an effort to help educate the public on issues related to construction and environmentally friendly purchases.
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Environmental Building News
Type: Article/Report - Case Study - Checklist - Database - List - Web site
Summary: A well-organized web site, Building Green.Com offers information on a variety of "green" topics including policies, processes, siting and water, energy, materials and indoor and outdoor designs. A calendar of events that support these topics identifies confer...
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Environmental Compliance and Best Management Practices Guidance Manual for K-12 Schools
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Manual/Handbook
Summary: This user-friendly manual is organized into typical school departments (administration, academic, facilities operation and maintenance, grounds, custodial, transportation, nursing and printing. Within each “unit” are the various programs. Within facilities ope...
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Environmental Health & Safety in the Arts: A Guide for K-12 Schools, Colleges and Artisans
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Manual/Handbook
Summary: Environmental Compliance and Best Management Practices Guidance Manual for K-12 Schools, with emphasis on the arts including fine arts labs/art studios, photography labs, and computer labs.
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Environmental Virtual Campus
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Web site
Summary: Developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), this virtual campus uses an engaging, intuitive format to highlight potential environmental issues at nine campus areas, and provides compliance information and good management practices on a number...
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Getting Mercury Out of Schools: Why it’s a Problem, Where it is, What to do
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Article/Report - Fact sheet
Summary: This guide was prepared to assist Massachusetts schools in identifying and removing mercury materials from their classrooms, laboratories and buildings. It was designed as a one-pocket folder with general mercury information printed on the folder and six fact...
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Glidden Paints MSDS
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: List - Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Summary: The MSDS are available for Glidden products.
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Greening School Lesson Plan Format (PDF)
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons
Summary: Lesson plans are beginning to appear in the Greening School's Resource list for teachers. Formal lessons will use this format. If you have lessons to submit that meet the greening principles, if they address chemistry, biology, geology, other sciences or art...
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IAQ Tools for Schools Kit - Ventilation Checklist
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Checklist
Summary: Checklists for administration, building maintenance, food service, health officer, integrated pest managmenet, renovation and repairs, school officials, teacher's classroom, ventilation, walk though inspection, and waste management are all available from this...
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Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools Teacher's Classroom Checklist
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten - Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Article/Report - Classroom Materials - List - Web site
Summary: General cleanliness, animals in the classroom, drain traps, moisture, thermal comfort, ventilation and fans, art and science supplies, industrial and vocational education supplies and the locker room are all addressed.
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Lead Paint Safety A Field Guide for Painting, Home Maintenance, and Renovation Work
Grade Level: Post-Secondary
Type: Glossary - Manual/Handbook
Summary: The guide is divided into five sections, The Basics, Before Your Start Work, Doing the Work, At the End of the Job, and Resources/Glossary. This publication is designed for building maintenance workers and their supervisors, painters, contractors, property man...
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Mercury-Free Alternatives for Schools
Summary: The purpose of this fact sheet is to help schools identify and find alternatives to mercury and other hazardous materials that may be present in school facilities. It focuses primarily on mercury compounds and mercury-containing equipment used in curriculum a...
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OSHA Eye and Fact Protection (PPE)
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Safety goggles are intended to proect the eyes and this site helps clarify the requirements and matches the task to the protection equipment.
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PaintWise
Grade Level: High School
Type: Article/Report - Checklist - Web site
Summary: Earth 911, the nation’s portal for local environmental information, has joined with the National Paint and Coatings Association (NPCA) and the Product Stewardship Institute, Inc. (PSI) to launch the Paint Wise consumer information portal. The Paint Wise web po...
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Pittsburg Paint's MSDS
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Language Options - List - Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Summary: If you have a product number you can locate the MSDS for your paint, primer or stain from Pittsburg Paint.
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Policy on Ecolabeling, Government Procurement, and Related Areas
Type: Article/Report - Database - Web site
Summary: Green Seal is active helping to shape policy at the national and international levels in the areas of labeling and environmental product standards, making government procurement responsible and possible and coordinating among ecolabeling practioners around the...
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Recycle-Content Product Directory
Type: Article/Report - Case Study - Checklist - Database - Fact sheet - Web site
Summary: This content product directory lists thousands of recycled products and provides information on the companies that reprocess, manufacture and/or distribute these products. From the home page you can conduct a product search, business/company search, product t...
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Understanding and Using the PCRC Emissions Calculator
Grade Level: High School
Type: Article/Report - Fact sheet
Summary: Understanding and Using the PCRC Emissions Calculator The Painting and Coatings Resource Center has provided a nice resource for determining the volatiles or volatile organic compounds found in paints. Simple formulas provide methods for determining VOCs emi...
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Wood Working Toxic Woods
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Database
Summary: This is a searchable database of Health and Safety information for artists that identifies wood types, reaction types and sites, potency, source of irritant and the incidence. This identifies 46 different woods, both exotics and native woods.
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Woodworking Hazards
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Article/Report - Fact sheet
Summary: Wood is one of the most commonly used material in art, crafts,and home hobbies. Wood is used forframing and installations, as well as in the creation of sculpture, furniture, crafts, jewelry, theatrical props and more. Woodworking involves techniques such as...
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