While it is certainly the case that science and technology activities in primary schools are generally far less hazardous that those in secondary schools, that does not mean there are no hazards to be considered.
In addition, the younger pupils are often more at risk due to their age and inexperience than their older counterparts. Also, science and technology is often taught by teachers who do not have a background in the subject.
Thus a source of reliable, easy to understand Health and Safety advice for primary schools is of the greatest importance. That is what these pages are for.
Be Safe! – The key document here is the ASE publication Be Safe! Every school should have at least one copy. If you don’t have one, you can get them from the ASE online bookshop here.