Call for ProposalsBy Ann Emrick
The BNL Safety Solutions (S2) and Pollution Prevention (P2) programs seek employee suggestions for safety and health (S2) and environmental (P2) improvement projects. For FY10, project proposals are due by January 30, 2010. Each program distributes funds totaling $20,000. Projects of any size, from a few dollars up to the full total funding, will be accepted for evaluation. As many projects as funding allows will be supported. Similar There is a project submission form and a Council to review the proposals and select the projects to be funded.
S2 potential projects could range from purchasing safer scientific equipment (e.g interlocked), protective safety equipment; providing training on unique hazards; replacement of hazardous equipment; ergonomic improvements to labs, offices, and shops; and many other ideas that workers provide for their particular operations.
P2 projects could range from purchasing environmentally friendly scientific equipment (e.g generates less waste than a previous model) to solar lighting.
All BNL employees, users, and researchers are encouraged to submit an idea at:
Please contact Bob Colichio or Ann Emrick for additional information or for help in putting together your proposal.
Last Modified: January 14, 2010