You hear about it in the news and it happens in private industry all too frequently; another database containing customers’ personal information is hacked. There is a war over this data every day between cybersecurity professionals securing data and cybercriminals that want to steal it. It’s called Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and it’s potentially worth … Read More
This month, members of the Project Management Organization (PMO) team are using … Read More »
Summer is here and with that comes an increase in vehicle, bike and pedestrian traffic on site. The summer also brings more driver distractions as many of us are rushing to enjoy summer activities.
In the past few weeks, there have been six reported motor vehicle accidents at Argonne, with three occurring in parking lots … Read More »
Several Argonne employees received on-the-spot recognition for displaying positive safety and/or quality assurance initiative during the month of June 2018.
Gold Spot Award recipients Gregory Banks (AES) Abelardo Beltran-Jimenez (STE) Scott Gildo (FAC) Steven Macewko (FAC) Emily Moog (DIS) Alexander Smith (STE) Patricia Weikersheimer (BIS-BTC) Kamila Wiaderek (XSD) Silver Spot Award recipients Gregory Dolnak (NWM) … Read More »
Linda Conlin (BIS) noticed that power strips in a work area appeared to be older (i.e., “from the 90s”) and not up to code. Multiple computers and machines for creating CDs were used in the affected space, making it all the more important to have up-to-code power strips.
The building manager confirmed Linda’s assessment that … Read More »
These days, no one is entirely safe from data breaches. Even people who don’t normally work with sensitive information need to pay attention to security. That’s what Operations Security (OPSEC) Week is designed to do: remind Argonne employees of the important role they play in securing information both at home and at work.
“It’s important … Read More »
To improve safety and housekeeping, Argonne is holding “Disposal Days” Monday, July 23, through Friday, July 27, 2018, with the goal of reducing clutter and material stored in active work areas and common spaces across the laboratory. Everyone is asked to inspect their areas in the coming weeks to identify materials and chemicals that can be … Read More »
The Improving How We Work (IHWW) Work Planning and Control (WPC) project is moving into high gear.
The project goal is to create a “simpler and safer” WPC process to ensure:
A focus on communication and collaboration during all projects That employees are provided effective and meaningful learning programs to ensure that they are properly … 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 »
All are welcome to join Laboratory Director Paul Kearns for “Conversations with Kearns,” an informal gathering held approximately twice a month at locations across the Argonne site. Wide-ranging discussions at these meetings have covered laboratory strategy, safety, and many other topics of interest. No registration is necessary.
Meetings planned for summer and fall include:
Monday, … Read More »
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