April 22, 2016 is the forty-sixth anniversary of the founding of Earth Day which marked the beginning of the modern environmental movement. The Office of Environment, Health, Safety and Security (AU) is leading DOE’s coordinated Earth Day celebrations at Forrestal. This year’s Earth Day events will be combined with those of “Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work” Day events on April 28, 2016.
The Technical Standards Program Procedures (TSPPs) video Tutorial modules are intended to assist and outline the processes for initiating, developing, coordinating, and maintaining DOE Technical Standards. These modules follow the nine written TSPPs already published and posted on the TSP website.
The Office of Environmental Health, Safety, and Security will sponsor the 2016 Nuclear and Facility Safety Program Workshop which will be held May 2-6, 2016 at the Alexis Park in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The purpose of the training is to provide an enhanced understanding of the requirements of OSHA general industry standards pursuant to DOE adoption of OSHA standards under 10 CFR 851 and DOE O 440.1B.
The 2016 National Fall Prevention Campaign is part of a fall prevention initiative sponsored by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). This is a voluntary initiative to remind and educate employees and workers in the construction industry of the serious dangers regarding falls from elevation surfaces.