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>
The Lab’s Health Services Clinic is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The clinic offers its full range of services during these hours. In February, health services staff will periodically be available during lunch at the cafeteria to answer questions and provide information.
Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease that spreads through coughing and sneezing. Measles typically starts with a fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes, and sore throat – followed by a rash. Health Services (x6266) can provide a medical consultation for anyone that is concerned. More>
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All radioactive material and radiation producing machines must be authorized by an approved work authorization from the Radiation Protection Group, including procurement, transfer, and use of Polonium-210 (Po-210) static eliminators. More>