Portable heating devices may only … Read More
Many site services and activities will be cancelled or curtailed as the laboratory prepares for the extreme cold snap expected Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 30-31, 2019. Telecommuting is strongly encouraged for those two days.
Site services affected
East Gate and West Gates will be closed Wednesday and Thursday. North Gate will remain … Read More »
Due to extreme temperatures predicted for the region, laboratory management strongly encourages nonessential employees to telecommute on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, and Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, if their work permits and if they have appropriate authorization from their supervisors.
Although the lab will remain open, expect very few support teams and services, and please telecommute … Read More »
All full-time Argonne employees will be contacted by phone, email and text beginning Monday morning, May 7, 2018, as a part of an exercise taking place across the U.S. Department of Energy complex.
The personnel accountability exercise is similar to one that took place on April 18, 2018. The objective is to practice contacting and … Read More »
AAA recommends the following winter driving tips:
Avoid driving while you’re fatigued. Getting the proper amount of rest before taking on winter weather tasks reduces driving risks. Never warm up a vehicle in an enclosed area, such as a garage. Make certain your tires are properly inflated. Never mix radial tires with other tire types. … Read More »
Here are 6 tips from AAA on how to drive safely in the snow:
Accelerate and decelerate slowly. Applying the gas slowly to accelerate is the best method for regaining traction and avoiding skids. Don’t try to get moving in a hurry, and take time to slow down for a stoplight. Remember, it takes longer … Read More »
Here are the top 5 snow blower tips from the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons:
If the blower jams, turn it off. Keep your hands away from the moving parts. Do not drink alcohol and use the snow blower. Be aware of the carbon monoxide risk … Read More »
The National Safety Council recommends these tips to shovel safely:
Do not shovel after eating or while smoking. Take it slow and stretch out before you begin. Shovel only fresh, powdery snow; it’s lighter. Push the snow rather than lifting it. If you do lift it, use a small shovel or only partially fill the … Read More »
It seems that winter has finally arrived and with that, we need to use extra caution when driving in and outside campus. Snow, slush and icy roads can make it harder for drivers to see, slow down and stop. All of these are major factors that can increase the chances of an accident.
These 7 … Read More »
In the event of severe weather or other emergencies that affect the lab’s operational status, site occupants may be asked to refrain from coming to Argonne’s campus. Why?
We want you to remain safe. We may be trying to clear the site’s parking lots and roadways of snow and ice, and we can do this … Read More »
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