#Chemsafety programming at #ACSBoston
Aug12

#Chemsafety programming at #ACSBoston

The 250th ACS National Meeting starts on Sunday in Boston. Here’s what’s planned for chemical and laboratory safety; the Division of Chemical Health & Safety has its usual CHAS-At-A-Glance ready for printing. You can also find CHAS and the Committee on Chemical Safety in the Expo at booth 425. SUNDAY Morning Division of Chemical Health & Safety Executive Committee meeting; here’s the agenda book; breakfast at...

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#ACSDenver recordings posted
May14

#ACSDenver recordings posted

The American Chemical Society has posted recordings from presentations given at the National Meeting in Denver in March. Included are talks from the marijuana health and safety symposium organized by the Division of Chemical Health & Safety, as well as some of the Presidential sessions on sustainability and responsible development of...

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Teaching laboratory chemical safety
Apr02

Teaching laboratory chemical safety

A guest post by Ralph Stuart, secretary of the ACS Division of Chemical Health & Safety. Last week’s DCHAS symposium on Safety in Undergraduate Teaching included several interesting presentations on effective ways of teaching lab safety, particularly chemical risk assessment, for both undergraduates and incoming graduate students. It was heartening to hear about class safety efforts that went beyond a focus on personal protective...

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#Chemsafety presentations from #ACSDenver
Mar31

#Chemsafety presentations from #ACSDenver

The ACS Division of Chemical Safety has done its usual post-meeting public service and posted most of the slides from its symposia on marijuana and undergraduate teaching in Denver. I enjoyed and learned (different things!) from both...

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#Chemsafety programming at #ACSDenver
Mar19

#Chemsafety programming at #ACSDenver

The 249th ACS National Meeting starts on Sunday in Denver. Here’s what’s planned for chemical and laboratory safety; the Division of Chemical Health & Safety has its usual CHAS-At-A-Glance ready for printing. You can also find CHAS and the Committee on Chemical Safety in the Expo at booth 425. SUNDAY Division of Chemical Health & Safety Executive Committee breakfast meeting, agenda book here; 8:30-11:30 AM,Embassy...

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#Chemsafety scalability, sustainability, and transferability at #ACSSanFran
Aug21

#Chemsafety scalability, sustainability, and transferability at #ACSSanFran

Contributed by Ralph Stuart, secretary of the ACS Division of Chemical Health & Safety and lab safety manager at Cornell University. Campus-wide laboratory safety programs face three management considerations that don’t apply in a specific laboratory: the scalability, sustainability, and transferability of hazard management measures applied to chemicals and chemical processes. Presentations at the Division of Chemical Health and...

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