Chemists understand that working with chemicals and developing new materials and chemical processes involve some degree of risk. Specific incidents in academic, industrial, and public settings emphasize the need for clear focus on safety throughout the chemistry enterprise.
Committee on Chemical Safety (CCS)
Provides technical and educational leadership on safety issues. Produces peer-reviewed documents, including:
ACS Publications requires authors of technical papers to identify hazards and risk management strategies associated with the work they describe.
Professionals, academicians, and educators across ACS provide a wealth of material to support chemical and laboratory safety.