The Lab has successfully transitioned from the JHA to the new work planning and control system. The JHA will be officially decommissioned on March 15, 2016. All staff must be authorized in work planning and control by this date. If you are not sure whether you are authorized in Activity Manager, contact your supervisor.
144 staff turned in the TABL article on the annual earthquake exercise last month and six were randomly selected for prizes. They include Larry Guo (HR), Andrew Hagen (pictured, Biosciences), Tali Serota (ETA), Jennifer Shusterman (NSD), Ellen Thomas (ETA), and John Turner (MSD). The Lab community demonstrated a proficient response to the simulation.
Employees can drop in between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. in Building 26 for a flu shot, while supplies last.
The Lab’s Storm Response Team is getting ready for potential El Niño storms and offers tips on how Lab employees can prepare their homes for severe rainfall. More>
In response to recent electrical work accidents at the Lab, a new Electrical Safety Program has been developed that affects primarily the work performed by trained qualified electrical workers. But what can the rest of us do to prevent electrical accidents and fires from happening? Learn more here.
The report is prepared annually and documents the Lab’s performance in reducing its environmental impacts, progress toward cleaning up groundwater contamination, and compliance with applicable Department of Energy, federal, state, and local environmental regulations. Access the report here. Contact Patrick Thorson (x5852) for more information.
The clinic, which opens at 7 a.m., will close at 4:30 instead of 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, starting on Sept. 28. Health Services is located in Building 26. More>
Optum Wellness Specialist Sandy Wilson will discuss the risks associated with lack of sleep, common sleep “stealers,” and tips to sleep better. Participants will be entered into a drawing for a free sound machine. The event is on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium, and sponsored by UC Living Well, Optum, and the Lab’s Health Services.
Automated External Defibrillators or AEDs have been deployed in different buildings around the Lab, housed in white wall-mounted cases often near entrances. A short video has been created to showi how to use an AED. Training is not required to use an AED, but advanced understanding can be helpful. Watch the video here.
Starting on Sept. 23, the vaccines will be given at Health Services (Building 26) on Wednesdays from 2 to 4 p.m., and on Fridays from 9 to 11 a.m. while supplies last. There will be no clinics on Sept. 25, Oct. 2, and Oct. 16. Contact Health Services (x6266) for more information.