Safety is integral to Argonne’s scientific research and engineering technology mission.
Much like “approver” and “authorizer,” the terms “hazard” and “risk” may appear interchangeable, but they are not.
A “hazard” is a fixed determination made about a substance, chemical, compound or other hazardous substance or task entered into the hazard tree. The hazard tree assigns the hazard level based upon severity, type of hazard, and controls … Read More »
During autumn, fallen leaves, acorns, black walnuts (they look like green balls), pinecones, dead twigs and branches can clutter walkways and parking areas. Please be extra vigilant when walking near trees to ensure that you do not slip, trip or roll an ankle.
Report areas of concern
4th quarter radiation dosimeters were due Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015. Read More »
Radiation dosimeters are due Friday, Sept. 28, 2018.
Employees are asked to return dosimeters to the assigned rack or local distribution office as soon as possible. Prompt return will help minimize the added effort and costs associated with searching for and processing late dosimeters.
As a reminder, per LMS-PROC-146, “When you are not using dosimeter, … Read More »
“Aware” is the name for the laboratory’s enhanced work planning and control online application. Aware beat out several other submissions in a contest launched by the Improving How We Work – Work Planning and Control project team. From submissions received from across the laboratory, the team narrowed the selections down to the top five, which … Read More »
Laboratory leaders will greet drivers at Argonne’s gates on Tuesday morning, Sept. 11, 2018, to hand out 9-1-1 Hotline reference cards. The cards, which easily clip to a badge or lanyard, provide a handy reminder of when and how to call for both emergency and non-emergency assistance.
The 9-1-1 Hotline system is a crucial tool … Read More »
According to the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), many heat-related problems can be avoided.
Modify working conditions
You may need to make adjustments to your work environment to reduce exposure to heat.
Use air conditioning as much as possible. Use air-conditioned equipment like crane or construction equipment cabs. Have air … Read More »
It’s summertime, and the bitin’ is easy…for a mosquito or tick, that is. The key to avoiding mosquitos and ticks—and the diseases they transmit—is prevention, prevention, prevention.
Here are seven tips from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to keep pests from robbing you of summer fun:
Treat clothing (also tents, sleeping bags … Read More »
Due to the late arrival of spring this year, we haven’t seen much poison ivy…but now it’s back. Recent rains contributed to the rapid spread of this weed.
You can get a rash from poison ivy by direct contact with the plant, or by touching something that has been touched by it, like your clothes … Read More »
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