A section of Inner Circle in front of Building 203 will be closed Saturday May 4, 2019, will be closed so Utilities and Grounds can repair a canal water pipe under the roadway. Inner Circle will be closed between Meridian Road and Westgate Road.
Safety is integral to Argonne’s scientific research and engineering technology mission.
An employee who fell while being attacked by geese at a U.S. Department of Energy facility in Missouri needed seven stitches to the back of the head. The employee also suffered a probable … Read More »
4th quarter radiation dosimeters were due Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015. Read More »
Radiation dosimeters are due Friday, March 29, 2019.
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 »
by Robert J. Einspar (IS), Continuous Improvement Manager
Beginning Tuesday, March 12, 2019, the Fire Alarm Office within the Security Travel and Emergency Division (STE) will begin distributing Emergency Response Notifications via Vector. These notifications are sent to safety and emergency response employees, and laboratory leaders, for their information and possible response.
Notifications will be … Read More »
A booklet on physical activity, published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in November 2018, contains new data suggesting that physical activity accumulated in bouts of less than ten minutes at a time is associated with improved health.
The guidelines still urge all adults to engage in 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic … Read More »
This video, created and shared by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, describes their hydrogen fire event in September 2018, the investigation and the lessons learned.
Cultivate a questioning attitude. Maintain a healthy respect for what can go wrong. Reflect on your daily work tasks.
What steps do you need to take to reduce the risk in … Read More »
Argonne’s Mandy Youker, the Work Planning and Control Program Manager, emphasizes the responsibilities of the Person In Charge in the WPC video, “Work Planning and Control: the Person In Charge.” The function of the Person in Charge, or PIC, is the same in each type of work control, whether using the skill-of-the-worker role (SOW), … Read More »
Well-implemented Work Planning and Control makes work safer and more efficient — and new workshops are available to ensure you know what must go right and what can potentially go wrong.
WPC303, “How to Plan and Execute Work,” is an interactive workshop using a team approach foster an engaging learning experience for operations or research … Read More »
Pingping Sun, life cycle analyst in the Energy Systems (ES) division, shared this best practice that she learned in a previous work setting, where maintaining safe operations was a paramount goal.
Seek a fresh eye
Whether performing daily tasks or new assignments, you should feel free to seek insight from peers or resources beyond your … Read More »
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