jchas-2016-september-octoberHere's what was in the August-September issue of the Journal of Chemical Health & Safety. The theme of the issue was implementation of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration's Laboratory Standard, drawn from a symposium held at the Fall 2015 ACS meeting in Boston.

Editorial: The Lab Standard at 25, by Harry J. Elston

Strategy of the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research to influence laboratory safety among its funded researchers, by Steve Rupkey (Argonne National Laboratory)

Reflections of a former OSHA official on the laboratory standard, by Fred Malaby

The impact of OSHA's Laboratory Standard on undergraduate safety education, by Robert H. Hill Jr. (Battelle)

Where are we with lab safety education: Who, what, when, where, and how?, by Kenneth P. Fivizzani

Should science departments have their own safety personnel? - An assessment of a centralized approach, by Kamilah Hylton (University of Technology, Jamaica)

Laboratory safety: Engaging 600+ research groups, by Stephanie Tumidajski (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

The Laboratory Safety Standard at 25: Implementation of the Standard through the Chemical Hygiene Plan and the Chemical Hygiene Officer - Is it trickling down?, by Miriam Weil (Boston Children's Hospital)

Process dynamics and safety, by Dennis C. Hendershot (AIChE's Center for Chemical Process Safety)

Enhance, don't interfere, by Neal Langerman (Advanced Chemical Safety)