Journal of Chemical Health and Safety

The Journal of Chemical Health & Safety (JCHAS) includes peer reviewed technical articles, regular columns, news, and ideas relating to issues and advances in chemical health and safety. It’s real-world information that chemical hygiene officers and others responsible for the safety of their workplaces can put to use right away…identifying potential and developing safety concerns before they do harm.

Co-published bimonthly by Elsevier Science. Inc. and the Division of Chemical Health and Safety of the American Chemical Society, Inc.

Editor: Harry J. Elston
Founding Editor: Warren K. Kingsley (pictured at right)


You can review the Journal’s Table of Contents as well as read (if you’re a member) or purchase articles at the Journal’s site. Note that issues from 1999 to 2003 are under the original name of the publication Chemical Health and Safety

You can also review the process for submitting an article for editoral review at our author’s page.

Division Members have on line access to the Journal.

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Submitting a Manuscript to the Journal

A powerpoint file that describes the article submission process
is available here: Publishing your Manuscript in JCHAS