Did you know?
The original Filter Press was never about coffee! The original Filter Press moniker was inspired by the filter presses used in cotton seed machine pressing. Thank you to Don Hicks, Section Historian and Archivist, for sharing additional information about the Filter Press Newsletter. If you're interested in learning more about ACS Georgia Section history, check out the section's 50th anniversary Filter Press issue - which was printed in 1954!
The U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO) program is a chemistry competition for high school students. The purpose of the competition is to stimulate young people to achieve excellence in chemistry. The American Chemical Society has sponsored the program since 1984.
Encourage the students in your life to sign up for the ACS USNCO National Chemistry Olympiad. Your local section of the ACS organizes tutorials and examinations for this competition, which occurs in March.
Learn about Safety and Regulatory Compliance at the ACS Leadership Institute
Explore the fundamental topics necessary to maintain safety and regulatory compliance in chemical laboratories.
Learn about practical, current regulatory measures for the prevention of accidents, incidents, or chemical exposures that could result in adverse effects on health, injuries, fire, property loss or interference with laboratory operations. It includes the OSHA training requirements for Chemical Hygiene Officers.
What You Will Learn
- Maintain safe and regulatory compliant laboratories.
- Develop an OSHA-compliant chemical hygiene plan.
- Understand and provide guidance on many topics of laboratory safety.
- Prepare to be a Chemical Hygiene Officer (CHO) and take the CHO certification exam.