The on-campus shoemobile provides a broad selection of safety shoes, winter boots and special ice-traction devices that can be placed over shoes.
Winter weather is on the way. Now is the time to prepare so you’ll be safe and comfortable throughout the season.
Wear appropriate winter footwear with gripping treads when walking outdoors. Bring your indoor shoes to work in a bag and watch for black ice on walkways. Report slippery spots on campus, indoors or … 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 »
“On average, one of every 31 reported home Christmas tree fires results in a death, compared to an average of one death per 144 total reported home fires. When these fires occur, they are much more likely to be deadly than most other fires.”
—National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
Statistics Electrical failures or … Read More »
It’s fun to decorate for the winter holidays, but holiday decorations can increase your risk for a home fire. As you deck the halls this season, be fire smart.
Winter holiday fire facts from the U.S. Fire Administration and FEMA:
1 of every 31 reported home Christmas tree fires resulted in death. 1 in every … Read More »
What is black ice?
It’s a thin layer of ice on the road that can be almost invisible.
When is black ice most likely to occur?
If the air temperature is warmer than the pavement, moisture can rapidly freeze and create a thin, transparent layer of ice.
What should you do? According to the National … Read More »
Under the Seasonal Closure Plan for roads and parking lots, several areas will be closed for the entire winter season while other areas will be cleared within a few days after the end of a winter storm. This information and a map are available on Argonne’s Winter Road Closings webpage.
All three of the … Read More »
The Argonne Status Twitter account (@argonnestatus) will be deleted soon because it’s no longer needed.
The account was set up years ago when it was the only way to send employees urgent updates about the laboratory’s operational status via SMS text message. The laboratory is now using the Argonne Alert System to send urgent or … Read More »
Everyone who works at the Argonne site will be contacted at their work and home email accounts, cell and home phones and by text message when the Argonne Alert System is tested Thursday, Nov. 17, … Read More »
A special Winter Safety Fair will be held Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Bistro 213 Work Café. Read More »
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