ACS CENTER FOR Lab Safety

The ACS Center for Lab Safety supports and promotes the safe, ethical, responsible, and sustainable practice of chemistry through easy access to authoritative tools, education, training, and guidance.

Upcoming Safety Events

CHAS Workshops
Fall 2021

Dates: TBA (Announced July 2021)  Location: Online & In-Person

Learn about Fall 2021 workshops and sign up to recieve upcoming workshop information from CHAS:

Empowering Academic Researchers to Strengthen Safety Culture

Date: October 17, 2021   
Location: Online

This workshop is sponsored by CHAS.

ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety

CHAS presents a variety of chemical safety workshops for chemistry professionals and safety education stakeholders.

Safety is an ACS Core Value

Safety is a core strategic value for the Society and it is highlighted in the ACS Strategic Plan.

“We support and promote the safe, ethical, responsible, and sustainable practice of chemistry coupled with professional behavior and technical competence. We recognize a responsibility to safeguard the health of the planet through chemical stewardship.”

Develop Your Skills

From student, to research team leader, to small business entrepreneur, safety skills and knowledge require conscious development and commitment from everyone involved in the chemical enterprise. The ACS Center for Lab Safety supports and promotes the safe, ethical, responsible, and sustainable practice of chemistry through easy access to authoritative tools, education, training, and guidance. Through our courses you can learn how to:

Employ lab safety skills & best practices

Manage risks & issues

Conduct experiments & research

Demonstrate technical subject matter expertise