Date of Award


Document Type

Master's Project

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


STEM Education & Professional Studies


Occupational and Technical Studies

Committee Director

Ritz, John M.


This study sought to answer the following questions: 1. What are the toxic substances used most frequently in industrial arts laboratories? 2. How are each of these substances stored and handled? 3. Who most frequently handles these substances? 4. Are both students and instructors adequately informed of the potential hazards relating to the use of these substances? 5. What recommendations should be made to increase teacher awareness of the harmful side effects of toxic substances, both on them and their students?

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