This week, Argonne is welcoming a host of summer students to the laboratory. Many students live on campus during the summer months, so this is a good time for a refresher on cooking safety at Argonne.
This is the first hot week of the summer season and we can expect many more to come. Now is the time to brush up on how to avoid and identify the symptoms of heat illness. Also, you should know what to do to if you, a family member or colleague is in distress.
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In 2015, the University of Wisconsin-Madison was fined $56,000 after Transportation Security Administration agents discovered hazardous materials in a student researcher’s checked luggage.
Find out more about this incident and what you should do to make sure hazardous materials are transported properly through this safety share, courtesy of Julie Hanebuth (ESQ) and Elitiana Perez … Read More »
Have you ever noticed that some people seem to weather the heat or the cold better than others? It’s not your imagination. Studies show that people who become acclimatized to hot or cold weather, through gradual exposure to these conditions, experience real physiological changes that help them fare the weather better.
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What’s the difference between a two- and three-pronged electrical outlet?
Which type of outlets has the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) recommend be upgraded in rooms where children could have access?
Why is there a “reset” button on the electrical outlet in your bathroom?
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Vehicles accidents in parking lots are common and can be prevented. Paying attention to one’s surroundings and taking it slow are no-brainers…but reminding ourselves to do these things even when we’re running late or when we have pressing thoughts on our minds—that’s the real challenge.
Roughly 3,300 home fires originate in extension cords each year, killing 50 people and injuring 270 more. Make sure you’re protected at home.
Check out this one-page info sheet from the Electrical Safety Foundation International on how to protect your home from extension cord fires. Pease share this info with your colleagues and/or staff.
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Electrical Safety Month
According to the National Fire Protection Association, 47,700 home fires in the U.S. are caused by electrical failure or malfunction each year.
Check out this infographic from the Electrical Safety Foundation International on how to protect your home from electrical overloads. Please share this info with your colleagues and/or staff.
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According to 2009 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 605 workers were killed and an estimated 212,760 workers were seriously injured by falls.
- Large-Eddy Simulations of Flow Over a Cube in a Turbulent Boundary LayerAugust 16 - 10:30 am
- Future High-Precision Parity Violation Experiments at Jefferson LabAugust 16 - 10:30 am
- Predicting Long-Term Properties of Nuclear Reactor Structural Materials Using Physically Based ModelsAugust 16 - 11:00 am
- R&D Special Report: Federally Funded Research LabsAugust 14, 2018
- New Battery Material Pegged As Breakthrough For Faster ChargingAugust 8, 2018
- New materials could make batteries charge fasterAugust 8, 2018