EETD Safety Concerns Status #DateConcernTypeStatus 61212/11/12Area behind B90 very dark. Needs more lightingPedestrianCompleted- Light installed 6/3/13 6142/7/13Need to identify precautions when working alone in B90 at night OtherOpen- Draft document developed 6254/4/13Paddle to activate emergency shower in 70-103 gets bumped and activated. Water flood issue. OtherCompleted- Plastic shield installed 6334/23/13Dispenser in B90 restroom a bump hazard to employees walking near. Needs to be moved. OtherOpen- Facilities 6344/25/13Floor in cafeteria just outside swinging door a trip hazardBuildingOpen- Facilities WGZ039 6364/30/13Need information readily available for after-hours medical attention OtherOpen- Health Services 6385/2/13Water spills in hallway from B90 second floor water cooler use EnvironmentOpen- need to move or reorient cooler 6405/3/13Visitors are given tours of EETD lab area and not given clear safety instructions prior to entering labs EnvironmentCompleted- Training materials developed 6525/23/13Stairway leading up from B55 to B90 has cracked supportsBuildingOpen- Facilities WHB671 6555/23/13Gate signs at Blackberry gate confusing. Arrows to guard stations confusing. SignageCompleted
Corrective Action Reports (CATS)- 5/13 CAT #DateDescriptionLeadStatus 9385-13/27/13Ensure lab areas are using secondary containment trays R. ScholtzLab supply list being generated. Spare trays being provided 9385-23/27/13Ensure lab area chemical containers are properly labeled R. ScholtzMonitoring labs to determine problem areas 9385-33/27/13Remove “orphan” chemicals from lab areas R. ScholtzWorking in 70-163, 70- 201, and 70-249. 9385-43/27/13Ensure lab areas are making visitor safety glasses available R. ScholtzLab supply list being generated. Monitoring to determine problem areas.
Activity Hazard Documents (AHD)- 5/13 AHDDescriptionStatusLocationPI 222Laser- Advanced Laser Technologies Three-year EHSS review- Draft 70-157R. Russo 3764Chemical- Use of Br2/HBr Update to include Carbon Monoxide gas- Signatures 70-257A.Weber 2035Chemical- LithiumAnnual update and renewal- Signatures 62-218J. Kerr 3444Chemical- Lithium and Reactive Metals Annual update and renewal- Signatures 70-220G. Liu 3797Chemical- LithiumAnnual Update and renewal- Signatures 70-263V. Srinivasan
Audits and Inspection Status- 5/13 TypeDateLeadStatus No inspections performed in May SAA quarterly inspection July, 2013ScholtzNot scheduled yet
Significant Safety Achievements- 5/13 Draft “EETD New Hire Safety Orientation” training slides and supervisor checklist were completed. EETD lab visitor safety orientation training slides were completed. A checklist for tour guides was also generated. Disposal of old samples/chemicals from labs 70-163, 70-201, 70-275, and 70-249 has started. –The old flammable gas cylinders formerly in use behind B70 were disconnected and removed. –Approximately 100 containers were identified in the 70-163 hood. An assessment of EETD lab area phone availability for use in emergencies was conducted. Results will be communicated. EETD has achieved an all-time low of only 59 pending training assignments at the end of May. Efforts will continue!
Short Term Safety Outlook- 6/13 Complete the “On the Job Training” self-assessment project with ESDR lab area PI’s. Deploy the EETD “New Hire Orientation” training materials to new employees and their supervisors. Complete the CATS items from the housekeeping self- assessment. Continue the lab cleanup efforts. A number of samples, old chemicals, and glassware have been identified for disposal. An EETD Safety Committee meeting will be held 6/6/13. Implement a new electronic lab inspection form for easier monthly lab area inspection documentation. Generate a “Lessons Learned” regarding the recent janitorial incident in 70-269. Participate in the LBNL emergency preparedness fair.