Annual Emergency Management exercise Wednesday, May 2
This Wednesday, May 2, 2018, the annual emergency exercise will take place. Employees should be aware that unusual activity may occur around the Argonne campus during the exercise. This is normal and part of the exercise scenario. No alarm or concern is needed. Signs will be placed in outdoor areas where the exercise is taking place.
The exercise will take place between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. The location will not be announced. The annual exercise is designed to test the effectiveness of the laboratory’s emergency response organization. Employee cooperation is appreciated.
About the Office of Emergency Management
The Office of Emergency Management plans, prepares and responds to operational emergencies. It is responsible for training Emergency Management Teams and maintaining the Emergency Operations Center.
The office is also charged with continuity of operations planning to ensure that mission-essential functions can be performed during a wide range of emergencies and events.