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."
On Capitol Hill
ACS champions for legislation that recognizes the obligations of chemistry practitioners to protect the safety and health of both individuals and the environment. ACS has several safety-related policy statements: