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GL424 Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)
Administration
This guide takes the reader through the hazards of using powered equipment that could cause HAVS. 
It also explains how to assess HAVS and suggests the control measures that could be used to mitigate the risks.
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image of havs 01
New Resource - 21 Feb 2024
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GL423 Lithium Ion batteries in D&T
MRATsAdministration
This short guide covers the safety considerations that should be taken into account when using items that use Lithium Ion batteries, such as portable powered tools, e-bikes and other cordless equipment.
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cordless battery 01
New Resource - 9 Feb 2024
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GL253 - Suppliers who are associate members of CLEAPSS
Administration

The individuals, companies and organisations listed in this document are associate members of CLEAPSS.

They are permitted to display the CLEAPSS logo with the text “Associate Member of CLEAPSS” This means they have access to CLEAPSS guidance and can therefore check if their goods or services are in line with our current advice.

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tablesaw
Updated - Updated list of companies - 2 Feb 2024
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PS005 - Waste disposal contractors
Administration
A regularly updated list of contractors that will remove hazardous and other waste materials from schools. Includes brief advice on choosing the most appropriate.
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CLEAPSS DT Logo
Updated - Updated list of suppliers - 2 Feb 2024
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GL417 Dealing with spills of chemicals in D&T food and art
Administration
This guide covers the handling of chemical spills in D&T, food and art. The majority of chemicals used in these areas, are considered hazardous but, because they are used in small quantities only, do not represent the same level of risks as chemicals in science.

It also includes a list of items which make up a spill kit.
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bottle of glue spillage 01
New Resource - 19 Dec 2023
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GL225 PUWER guide
Administration
This guide explains some of the regulations that effect machines and powered equipment used in D&T.
PUWER is taken into account in the MRATs and other guides, but we thought this may help to show why the regulations are important.
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powered equipment 01
New Resource - 2 Nov 2023
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GL405 Monitoring air quality in D&T
Administration
This guide explains how to monitor the air quality in a D&T space, to help to ensure that users avoid breathing in dust and fumes.
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image of air quality monitor 01
New Resource - 7 Jun 2023
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GL404 Noise Levels in D&T
Administration
This guide has been developed to help schools ascertain when to monitor potentially dangerous noise levels.
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New Resource - 6 Jun 2023
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GL245 Ceramics in schools
MRATsAdministrationProjects
This summarises all the current safety advice associated with teaching ceramics in schools. It includes storing handling and disposing of materials, using and maintaining kilns and ceramics machinery.
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various ceramic items
Updated - Various updates throughout - 24 Mar 2023
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GL402 Open Evenings in D&T
Administration
This short guide illustrates the things that should be considered when putting together activities that take place at school open evenings and similar functions.
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image of food room 01
New Resource - 16 Feb 2023
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