“The Negative Effects of Inactivity; The Positive Effects of Exercise”
12:30 p.m., Berkner B
12:45 p.m., Berkner B
Come see: Physical Therapy Demonstrations, Fire Extinguisher Instruction, and other interactive safety experiences.
Spin the Wheel to answer a safety question and receive a safety-related giveaway! Complete your BNL Passport to Safety Card (pdf) for a chance to win a grand prize! Prizes include: 6’ step ladder, fire extinguisher, bike helmets and vests, and much more!
Moving can be exciting, but take care. Work with your building manager to get the right personnel to move boxes and equipment.
Improper keyboard use can cause carpal tunnel syndrome. See examples of a proper laptop station in the Occupational Medicine Clinic.
Clutter is a major cause of accidents in the lab. The key to a safe and clutter-free laboratory is regular housekeeping.
Three out of five who suffer an eye injury wore no protection. Protect against dust, flying objects, chemicals and UV/IR radiation.
Wear cut-resistant gloves when hands are at risk of slicing, abrasions, and punctures or impact cuts.
There are many emergency alert systems at BNL. Check with your Local Emergency Coordinator to learn about alarms in your building.
Fume hoods provide protection for the experimenter but that protection is only as good as the user's work practices.
Using a Staging Area to store materials during construction helps projects run more smoothly with less potential damage to items.
Non-compliance with satellite storage area rules may result in fines, unsafe conditions, spills, chemical exposures or injuries.
Slips, trips and falls are the #2 cause of recordable injuries at BNL. Be aware of your surroundings. Report areas needing repair.