Part of Lesson Plan: MSDS, Is It A Disease?
Activity Overview / Details
Once each group has completed their pair/shares, the main focus question will be "What resources would you go to know how to handle a "mercury spill?"
Students will be provided with an overview of the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) Binder as a resource for the clinical staff that provides comprehensive technical information about every chemical in the office.
Students will be instructed to reference the folllowing examples showcased in their textbooks (Textbook Torres and Erhlich Modern Dental Assisting, Ninth Edition).
- Textbook 23-1 Sections of Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) (p.350) Found in Documents and Settings\ROPStaff.SCCOE\Desktop\File0015.PDF
- Textbook 23-7 Simulated material safety data sheet (MSDS) (p.351-352). Found in Documents and Settings\ROPStaff.SCCOE\Desktop\File0001.PDF
- Textbook Figure 23-8 "Example of MSDS binder (p. 353) as well as show the students the MSDS binder maintained in the clinical lab. Found in Documents and Settings\ROPStaff.SCCOE\Desktop\File0001.PDF.