Did you know that 80 percent of cardiac arrests requiring CPR happen in the home and involve a family member or loved one? Out of all cardiac arrests in the home, only 46 percent receive immediate CPR from family. That means that more than half of the time, family members were not trained in CPR … Read More
Video of Jim Tarpinian’s ISM Colloquium presentation, “Safety (Mis)Communications: How to Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say,” is now available online. The video was taped during Tarpinian’s live presentation at Argonne on January 22, 2017. The presentation slides are also available in the Document Center on Inside Argonne.
This … Read More »
Debra Curry (AES) received a Gold Spot Award in December 2016 for identifying and mitigating a potential head injury hazard in the APS storage ring tunnel.
On December 20, 2016, Curry noticed that a rectangular aluminum cover for heavy power supply cables was removed and hanging from the ceiling with bungee cords. The metal cover … Read More »
Argonne employees who have used a credit or debit card at any InterContinental Hotel, including Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express, should closely monitor their corporate or personal accounts. The company is investigating the possibility of a payment card breach at some of its hotels in the United States.
More information can be found on … Read More »
Argonne is featuring the “Safety by Kids” art exhibit in the Bldg. 201 lobby art gallery from January 11 to March 3, 2017. All 48 art submissions that were entered as part of the lab’s Safety Calendar Contest for Kids will be featured in the exhibit.
An artists’ reception will be held on Monday, … Read More »
The National Weather Service is predicting fluctuating temperatures this week. This may result in a wintry mix and black ice on walkways.
Give yourself additional driving time and wear appropriate winter footwear and outerwear.
If you see a slippery spot on campus, indoors or outside, contact FMS at ext. 2-2582 or use the Read More »
Do you know what to do if someone stops breathing? How should your technique change if it’s a child in distress?
Take a free CPR class now so you know what to do in an emergency situation. Your actions could save a life, perhaps even that of a loved one.
The Argonne Fire Department offers … Read More »
“Safety (Mis)Communications: How to Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say,” an Integrated Safety Management (ISM) colloquium, will be presented by Jim Tarpinian, Tarpinian Consulting Services, on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at 2 p.m. in the Bldg. 362 Auditorium.
Refreshments will be served.
This presentation explains why traditional approaches to safety communications … Read More »
Argonne’s 2017 calendar will feature 13 drawings submitted by children as part of the lab’s Safety Calendar Contest for Kids.
Artwork featured in the calendar:
January: “Winter safety” by Alice, age 10, sponsored by Matt Bathje (CIS) February: “Safety in science” by Sophia, age nine, sponsored by Patricia Pedergnana (PSC) March: “Safe in the … Read More »
The 2016 Wellness and Safety Fair, sponsored by Health and Employee Wellness (HEW) and Environment, Safety and Quality Assurance (ESQ), will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Building 240 TCS Conference Center.
There will be a raffle, samples and door prizes. Also, help yourself to a … Read More »
- In Situ Studies of Lithium-Ion Batteries at Nanoscale: Morphology, Mechanics, and ElectrochemistryFebruary 23 - 2:00 pm
- Quark Matter in Neutron StarsFebruary 23 - 3:00 pm
- Argonne Table Tennis Club MeetingFebruary 23 - 5:30 pm
- Heating Up the Perfect NanodiamondFebruary 17, 2017
- Free STEMinar Series Features Dr. Amanda Petford-Long Feb. 23February 14, 2017
- Tiny, soft, transparent nanofabricated devices turned into ultrasensitive microphonesFebruary 14, 2017