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SCHB helps you connect with entrepreneurs in the chemistry community

FEATURED AT SCIMIX at #ACSdc Monday August 21, 2017 8pm-10pmTITLE: SCHB helps you connect with entrepreneurs in the chemistry communityAUTHORS (FIRST NAME, LAST NAME): Anis Rahman1, Peter C. Lauro1, David J. Deutsch1, Abhishek Kantak1, Joseph E. Sabol1, Jennifer L. Maclachlan1, Erika L. Oltermann1, Mukund Chorghade1, Carlyn A. Burton1, Thomas Siepmann1, Niteen A. Vaidya1, George W. Ruger1INSTITUTIONS (ALL): 1. SCHB, Harrisburg, PA, United States. ABSTRACT BODY: 
The Division of Small Chemical Businesses SCHB of the American Chemical Society is the home for entrepreneurs in the ACS. When you join SCHB, you become part of a vast network of entrepreneurs - from a myriad of disciplines and all career stages. SCHB organizes informative and interesting programs at ACS National, Regional, and Local Section Meetin…

Real-time detection of ppb levels of benzene by gas chromatography/PID

Real-time detection of ppb levels of benzene by gas chromatography/PID

New real-time detection method for benzene at ppb levels using a hand-held GC/PID system with the ability to simultaneously provide real-time data and collect samples for lab verification if necessary. Scientific/Research Presentation:
#AIHCE, Tuesday June 6, 2017, 11:15am-12:15pm, Seattle, WA, 

F4: Studies in Real Time Detection and Sensor Technology
Authors: J Driscoll1 , J Maclachlan1, 
Institutions:  1PID Analyzers, LLC, Sandwich, MA Author: John Driscoll
PID Analyzers, LLC Co-Author: Jennifer Maclachlan 
PID Analyzers, LLC Objective: Benzene is a known carcinogen and long term exposure to this chemical may result in leukemia. The OSHA permissible exposure limit (PEL) therefore is 1 ppm and the short term exposure limit (STEL) is 5 ppm. EPA has just announced (October 2016) a plan to regulate benzene, at 2.8 ppb, at the fenceline of refineries and chemical plants. It is clear that even low ppb levels of benzene are a health …

NESACS named as finalists in four ChemLuminary Award categories

The Northeastern Local Section has been selected as a finalist for the following ChemLuminary Award(s): ·Best Overall Local Section Minority Affairs ·Outstanding Collaboration Between a Local Section and Division ·Outstanding Local Section Career Program Award ·Outstanding Sustainability Activities
Winners will be announced and the presentation of awards will occur at the 254th ACS National Meeting in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, August 22, at the JW Marriott, Grand Ballroom, located at 1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004. The presentations will include awards given by 18 committees of the Society.
How to Deliver a Safety Matters PresentationCatherine Hovde, CIH, CSPPresenter
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Seattle , WA  Jennifer MaclachlanPresenter
PID Analyzers, LLC Sandwich , MA  United States of America

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Interactive Learning #AIHce Washington State Convention Center  Room: Hub Area 1A - AIHA Education  Description Learn from experienced presenters how to deliver a "Safety Matters" training session for young workers using the materials from NIOSH and AIHA. Gain insights and practical tips on where to present and what works best so you can deliver a presentation that will have a positive impact on the youth in your community.

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