Join Lab Director Doon Gibbs, Deputy Director for Operations Mike Bebon, and others to talk about improving safety at the Lab. 9 AM, Berkner Hall Cafeteria.
This 30-minute letcure will be offered at
11:00, 11:30, 12:00, and 12:30.
Berkner Hall, Room D
This 15-minute demonstration will be offered
at 10:45 and 11:45 outside of Berkner Hall.
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.
Children and grandchildren of all BNL employees are invited to create a poster for Safety Day. The theme is anything related to safety, such as safe behavior, How I Am Safe, Why It Is Important to Be Safe, etc. All posters will be displayed in Berkner Lobby on Safety Day. There will be prizes. Download an entry form. (doc)
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 — a Raleigh 18” Talus 2 with helmet! Prizes and giveaways include: gardening tool set, bike helmets, bike vests, safety gloves, safety glasses, fire/CO alarms, bike lights, and much more!
Thursday, June 20 at Noon at the Gym (Building 461) Presented by Dr. Michael Sileo.