Question of the Week: ‘Aware’ work planning and control application
A new question about Aware, Argonne’s new work planning and control application, will appear each week in Snapshot starting Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Answers will be listed on this page.
Aware is a major element of the “Improving How We Work” project dedicated to the development of improved work planning and control — a top priority for the laboratory. See the Improving How We Work webpage on Inside Argonne for details.
January 9, 2019
Do I need to use Aware to authorize work?
- All work must be authorized before work can be executed. Authorization can be verbal, written or electronic.
- See your local manual for your local authorization process.
Dec. 19, 2018
What is a preferred reviewer?
- The preferred reviewer can be used to identify a single person from a review group.
- The preferred reviewer is the only person who will receive email notifications.
Dec. 12, 2018
Is there training for the Aware application?
Dec. 5, 2018
What happens when I copy or revise an existing work control document with the old hazard tree?
- The work control document will retain all of the “Define Scope of Work” information.
- The old hazards have been mapped to new hazards.
- You will need to review the hazards and assign new controls.
Nov. 28, 2018
Why is the overall hazard level field blank?
For existing work control documents that have the old hazard tree, there is no overall hazard level assigned.
Nov. 21, 2018
Will there be hazard levels on existing hazards? How is the overall hazard level determined?
No, hazard levels are only available on the new hazard tree. The highest hazard level from all the tasks determines the overall hazard level.
Nov. 14, 2018
What does Aware stand for?
Aware is not an acronym. It is the name of the web application that implements Work Planning and Control — as in, “Be aware of the hazards, controls, risk, the work environment, and your co-workers.”