Reporting a a near miss helps facilitate safe practices in the work place, provides the division with valuable information and helps prevent future accidents and injuries.
The LBNL ergonomics group advises to alternate from SITTING to STANDING every hour for 20-30 minute intervals or as needed.
The Earth Sciences Division was recently awarded “LEED Platinum” status for its newly redesigned headquarters in Bld. 74—the first such award for any Berkeley Lab or DOE building within the Science Laboratory Infrastructure program.
Margaret Torn and the EHSS training department have scheduled First Aid and CPR training for ESD staff.
To help staff reduce stress, the Lab hosts a weekly massage program on the main site.
To diminish fire and health hazards, employees who smoke are reminded to adhere to the Lab’s policy on smoking.
This year’s Emergency Go Kit Contest allows you to show your resourcefulness and win a cash prize of up to $250.
There is after hour/weekend taxi service available
The following policy outlines measures that bicyclists must address
Former ESD scientist David Singer has set up safety guidelines (at his new job at Kent State) based on ESD safety practices, adopting the approach of creating a lab-specific safety primer on particular hazards.