Aim of the study: The aim of this study was to assess the environmental health hazards and safety measures among secondary technical school students. Design: This is a descriptive study. Sample: consisted of a multistage random sample of 333students in Benha Secondary Mechanical School for Boys, Benha Secondary Decorative School for Boys and Benha Technical Secondary School for Girls. Tools: Two tools were designed to collect data. First tool is a questionnaire sheet including students' characteristics as age, gender, level of education and training courses. It dealt also with environmental health hazards facing students in school workshops, safety measure needed to control these hazards as fire, electrical and mechanical safety measures, and the role of school nurse regarding promotion of a healthy school environment. Second tool is an observational checklist to assess school workshops environment. Results indicated that students were exposed to various types of hazards during their training in the workshops, these hazards varied from electrical, mechanical, physical and chemical ones. Conclusion: The results had shown that there was lack in first aid supplies in workshops and students weren't wearing personal protective equipment and there were many areas of students' knowledge deficits about hazards that students were exposed to in the workshops and safety measures needed to control these hazards. The study recommended supplying the workshops with necessary personal protective equipment. It should be more adequate, more effective, properly worn, and maintenance of equipments should be done on regular basis.
Key words: Workshops, Safety measures, Environmental hazards, Students' education.