Curated Safety Resources

Select Curated Resources

The following websites, documents, and organizations have been selected by the CCS as authoritative, frequently referenced, and useful when answering questions from the public, ACS governance, ACS Divisions, and other ACS Committees. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of chemical safety information.


Societies & Associations

Regulatory & Standard Making

Non-Regulatory & Governmental Agencies

Reference Documents & Websites


Authoritative Information

ACS Journal Issues Dedicated to Safety

Safety Culture

Incidents, Lessons Learned, Best Practices

Facility Design & Construction

Reproductive Health



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