The ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety is pleased to announce the 2016 winners of the following awards.
The SafetyStratus CHAS Collegiate Award is presented to recognize a comprehensive laboratory and chemical safety program at an institution of higher learning (undergraduate aspects only).
The Office of Environmental Health and Safety, and
The Department of Chemistry
The Howard Fawcett Award for outstanding contributions to the science, technology, education and communication in the field of chemical health and safety.
Lee Latimer, Ph.D.
NeurOp, Inc. and LHLConsulting
Lee is a strong supporter of CHAS and a proponent of chemical safety. His career in the pharmaceutical industry has emphasized safety in analysis, separations,
scale-up and lab operations. Within ACS he has acted as a strong voice on the ACS Board of Directors for making safety a core value of the Society. Lee is a CHAS member as well as an ACS Board member. This award will send a message that safety matters at
all levels of one's career as a chemist.
The Tillmanns-Skolnick Award for outstanding, long-tern service to the Division.
Samuella (Sammye) B. Sigmann, NRCC-CHO
Department of Chemistry
Appalachian State University
Specifically, the award recognizes Sammye's long-term work on the CHAS Administrative Manual and her other efforts on behalf of the Division
The awards will be presented at the annual CHAS Awards symposium at the fall ACS meeting in Philadelphia, August 21-25, 2016
Congratulations for the winners for their outstanding achievements and contributions .
Douglas B. Walters, PhD, FACS
CHAS 2016 Awards Chair