Category Archives: CHAS materials

Chemical Safety and Public Policy

Sustainable chemistry and public policy. R.J. Garant

Evaluating Risks – Understanding multiple perspectives. F.K. Wood-Black

What you need to know about TSCA reform. A.M. Noce

California’s Safer Consumer Products Program: Asking the Questions. A. Doherty

Some government relation lessons from the development of Subpart K. R. Izzo

Influence of litigation on corporate behavior . N.R. Langerman

Safety policies of peer-reviewed journals L. Grabowski, S.R. Goode

Public policy statements advising policymakers and regulators. K.P. Fivizzani

EPA TSCA June 30 2016 webinar

Chemical Safety in the K-12 Classroom

Incorporating basic chemical hygiene concepts into the secondary education methods course for pre-service science teachers.
S.B. Sigmann

Revising CHED’s Minimum Safety Guidelines for Chemical Demonstrations
I.G. Cesa, D.C. Finster, S.B. Sigmann, M.R. Wilhelm

Practical approach to NFPA 45
R. Stuart

Enhancing safety in a chemistry high school classroom: ACS Science Coach approach.
Y.I. Gonzalez

SOCED on Challenges and opportunities affecting safety in the K-12 classroom.
D. Krone

ACT on Challenges and Opportunities affecting Safety in the K-12 Classroom
S. Hawkins.

 

 

Philadelphia CHAS at a Glance

You can download the CHAS at a glance – Philly Fall 2016 for the Philadelphia National Meeting from this page.  A quick summary is

3 workshops (registration required):
Fri. Aug. 19th (8:30 AM to 4:00 PM)
Laboratory Waste Management

Sat. Aug. 20th (8:30 AM to 4:00 PM)
How to be a More Effective Chemical Hygiene Officer

Sat. Aug. 20th (8:30 AM to 4:00 PM)
Chemical Reactivity Hazards: Laboratory Scale Recognition & Control

DCHAS Executive Committee Meeting (all members invited)

Download the Agenda Book from the bottom of this page.
Sunday, Aug 21 8 AM to noon
Marriott Downtown, Grand Ballroom Salon C

Monday Evening, August 22nd
Wine and Cheese Reception

Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent
15 South 7th St., Philadelphia

Sponsored by: Workrite Corp. Chem Service, Inc.,
WC Environmental, LLC Midwest Chemical Safety

TECHNICAL PROGRAMMING

  • Division of Chemical Health and Safety Awards
  • Americans with Disabilities Act and Accommodations in the Laboratory
  • Ask Dr. Safety: Chemical Security in Research Institutions
  • Chemical Safety in the K-12 Classroom-Oral
  • Safety and Ethics in our Chemical Community
  • Chemical Safety in Public Policy
  • Biochemistry of Cannabis
  • Using Public Information to Support a Chemical Safety Culture, Co-sponsored with CINF

DCHAS Agenda Book

Division of Chemical Health & Safety
Executive Committee ACS Spring 2016 Meeting

Sunday, August 21th, 8 AM to Noon
Marriott Downtown, Grand Ballroom Salon C

Download the entire agenda book in PDF

Reports (8:30am-9:30am)

1 DCHAS Chair report – John Palmer (see attachment 1)

2 Treasurer’s Report – Neal Langerman (see attachment 2)

3 CHAS Councilor report– Bob Hill and Frankie Wood-Black
(see attachment 3)

4 Admin Manual report: Administrative Manual and Bylaw Updates – Sammye Sigmann (see attachment 4)

5 JCHAS Editors Report – Harry Elston (see attachment 5)

6 CHAS Programming Committee – Debbie Decker (see attachment 6)

BREAK (9:45-9:55am)

7 DCHAS secretary report – Ralph Stuart (see attachment 7)

8 CHAS Membership Report– Joe Pickel (see attachment 8)

9 Policy Writing Team – Ken Fivizzani (see attachment 9)

10 Government Relations Committee– Ellen Sweet (see attachment 10)

11 Report on IPG Survey Development (IPG Group 1) – Ellen Sweet

12 CANN Report– Ezra Pyror (see attachment 11)

Other reports from the floor