Sign up for the last free CPR and first aid class (ESH109FA) of the year so you know what to do in an emergency situation. Your actions could save a life, perhaps even that of a loved one. The class will be held on June 1, 2017. Two sessions are available at 8 a.m. and … Read More
Safety is integral to Argonne’s scientific research and engineering technology mission.
Advances in technology have allowed scientists to build safer and more reliable batteries, but there have still been several reports of lithium ion batteries overheating, bulging, smoking, causing fires and even exploding.
Why does this happen?
This troubling occurrence is often the result of an electrochemical reaction known as “thermal runaway.” This occurs when cells … Read More »
Sign up for a free pediatric first aid and CPR class offered by the Argonne Fire Department. Know what to do in an emergency situation. Your actions could save a child’s life.
This hands-on course is designed to teach parents, relatives, child-care providers, babysitters and others the basic skills necessary to appropriately react during a … Read More »
One evening, while Mike Edelen (HSE) and his family were getting ready to eat dinner, they noticed a burning smell.
“Initially I thought it could be something in the oven,” said Edelen. “But the smell of smoke was definitely coming from the dryer. I turned it off and unplugged it, not knowing if the smell … Read More »
Sign up for a free CPR and first aid class (ESH109FA) so you know what to do in an emergency situation. Your actions could save a life, perhaps even that of a loved one.
Two sessions are available on May 11, 2017, from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Read More »
According to this safety share, courtesy of Heather Stepan-Paar (HSE), the “5S” system can help you stay organized in the lab and in any workspace.
Here’s how to implement the 5S system: Sort. Eliminate non-essential items by going through all of the tools and materials in the lab or workspace, and discard unused items. … Read More »
4th quarter radiation dosimeters were due Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015. Read More »
4th quarter radiation dosimeters are due Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015. Read More »
According to the National Safety Council (NSC), about 175,000 people are injured on ladders each year, requiring a trip to the hospital.
Check out this tip sheet from the NSC to learn best practices on how to use ladders safely.
All employees are encouraged to submit safety shares for inclusion in the Read More »
Several Argonne employees received on-the-spot recognition for displaying positive safety and/or quality assurance initiative during the month of February 2017.
Gold Spot Award recipients Mary Casey (CEPA) Ella Cavett (FMS) Ronald Coleman (FMS) Richard Voogd (FMS) John Wozniak (FMS) Silver Spot Award recipients Deborah Busch (EVS) Jeffrey Dyszczakowski (FMS) Kevin Kloslowski (NWM) Angela McKay (CEPA) … Read More »
- Development of Advanced Platinum and Non-Platinum Catalysts for PEM Fuel CellsMay 30 - 11:00 am
- Argonne Arts and Crafts Club MeetingMay 30 - 12:00 pm
- Energy I-Corps LITE Workshop: Session 3May 30 - 12:00 pm