The event — from 3 to 5 p.m. in the cafeteria dining hall — features manufacturer reps will answer questions and display their newest products related to lasers, optics, protective eyewear, fiber optic lasers, enclosures, and other applications. Light refreshments will be provided.
The transition from JHA to WPC is in full swing, and workers are being notified by e-mail that they have been added to WPC activities. However, to be authorized to work on an activity, workers need to complete all required trainings and accept the work conditions in Activity Manager. Learn how here.
Supervisors play a key role in work planning and control. For high-risk activities, supervisors need to review their worker’s activities and approve their participation. For all other activities, supervisors can use Activity Manager to quickly determine their workers authorization and training status. This video show both review processes.
The EHS Ergo Team is hosting an educational brown bag session on “Speech Recognition Tools for Windows and Mac” on Tuesday, April 7 from noon to 1 p.m. in Perseverance Hall. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call x6848 for more information. More>
Employees are encouraged to submit photos, videos, illustrations, or other visual content that demonstrate how they implement safety at work or home. The deadline for submissions is April 24. After that, staff will be invited to vote on their favorite submission. The top vote getter will receive a $100 award. More>
Starting in April, EHS Training is changing the enrollment process for First Aid and CPR training. This change is designed to provide better service to those who are required to take this training, while providing options to those who take the training as an elective. More>
Berkeley Lab is continuing implementation of Work Planning and Control (WPC) Activity Manager, our new work authorization system. Currently more than 800 activities are in development. At the end of this transition, staff will be authorized to work under one or more “activities” rather than under a JHA. More>
Training beyond GERT (General Employee Radiological Training) and written authorization are required before work with radioactive material or radiation generating devices can be performed. Supervisors, line managers, and principal investigators must ensure their staff understand and follow these requirements. More>
It was recently reported that someone with measles rode BART during the morning and evening commute on Feb. 4. Employees who have not been vaccinated, or are concerned they have been exposed, can contact Health Services (x6266). More>
Cheng Hao Wu is one of two lucky winners in the most recent Hero Card raffle. His proactive approach to clearing a workbench was noticed by a colleague, who handed him a Hero Card for doing the right thing. In addition to a Hero Card “Thank You,” Chenghao received $50 for winning the raffle. More>