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Guidelines for Experimentation, continued
Safety is the watchword
when exhibiting at all STEM Exhibitions. Without exception, the highest
standards of safety are required. The following are safety measures of
construction must be durable. All moving parts must be firmly attached.
Power-driven parts must be protected with guards.
Equipment that emits
disruptive sound is to be operated only when judges request it. When
hundreds of exhibits are on display, the sound reaches levels that
distract the judges and exhibitors. Sound equipment not essential to
the exhibit will not be permitted.
The Safety Sheet signed by the
student and his/her sponsor must be included in the Research Summary. This sheet must
specify any and all hazards and potential hazards. Any violations of
safety rules may result in disqualification and removal from the
All questions regarding safety should be directed to the Chairperson of
the Safety Committee.