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 Spring 2021, Professional Workshops

Date: June 05, 2021    Location: Online

25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference

Date: June 14, 2021    Location: Online

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