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May 24, 2016
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Jeff Edlund of the NNSA Production Office Y12 Site Named 2015 Facility Representative of the Year

Jeff Edlund of the NNSA Production Office Y12 Site Named 2015 Facility Representative of the Year

May 24, 2016
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Jimmy Guerry of the Savannah River Field Office Presented 2015 Safety System Oversight Annual Award

Jimmy Guerry of the Savannah River Field Office presented 2015 Safety System Oversight Annual Award

May 20, 2016
Female Aaedes Albopictus mosquito insect close-up.
Zika Virus Disease and Prevention Presentation

A “Zika Virus Disease and Prevention” presentation was made by Bonnie S. Richter, MPH, PhD, at the May 19 Office of Environment, Health, Safety and Security (EHSS) All Hands Meeting.

May 17, 2016
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HAZWOPER and Radiological Worker II Training offered to local-area (GTN) employees in June

The Office of Worker Safety and Health Policy (AU-11), is coordinating Local-area (GTN) safety and health training: Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) and Radiological Worker II training with the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA) Training and Education Fund.

May 11, 2016
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Environmental Protection Agency Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards

On May 9, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized 24 Safer Choice Partner of the Year award winners from across 12 states, the District of Columbia and Canada for outstanding achievement in the design, manufacture, promotion and use of a range of cleaning and other household products that carry the Safer Choice label. DOE was recognized as part of the Federal Sustainable Acquisitions and Materials Management Practices (SAMM) Working Group under the Program Supporter category.

May 11, 2016
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Climate Change Adaptation Training at HAMMER June 21-22, 2016

Executive Order 13693, "Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade," directs agencies to identify and address projected impacts of climate change on mission critical water, energy, communication and transportation demands and to consider those impacts in operational preparedness planning.

May 5, 2016
Worker Safety and Health Program Implementation Assistance – Worker Safety and Health Training
Worker Safety and Health Training at Hanford - June 6 - 9, 2016

On June 6-9, the Office of Worker Safety and Health Policy will provide OSHA 30-hour Construction Safety outreach training to 30 individuals at Hanford.

May 5, 2016
Worker Safety and Health Program Implementation Assistance – Worker Safety and Health Training
Worker Safety and Health Training at Hanford - May 9 – 12, 2016

On May 9 - 12, the Office of Worker Safety and Health Policy will provide OSHA 30-hour General Industry outreach training to 30 individuals at Hanford.

April 7, 2016
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DOE Technical Standards Policy & Procedures (TSPP) Tutorial Modules Available

DOE Technical Standards Policy & Procedures (TSPP) tutorial Modules Available

March 22, 2016
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2016 Nuclear and Facility Safety Program Workshop

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.

March 17, 2016
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Worker Safety and Health Training at Hanford - May 2-6, 2016

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.

March 17, 2016
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2016 National Fall Prevention Campaign

Department of Energy, 2016 National Fall Prevention Campaign.

February 16, 2016
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Worker Safety and Health Training at Princeton Site Office - March 14-18, 2016

The Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Health and Safety, provides OSHA 30-hour General Industry outreach training to DOE workers.

January 29, 2016
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Personal Commitment to Excellence in Health and Safety: A Message from Secretary Moniz and Deputy Secretary Sherwood-Randall

Secretary Moniz and Deputy Secretary Sherwood-Randall signed their Personal Commitment to Excellence in Health and Safety. The memorandum was used to develop a poster that is being displayed throughout DOE facilities in Forrestal and Germantown.

January 20, 2016
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2016 Call for Proposals for the Department of Energy (DOE) Nuclear Safety Research and Development (NSR&D) Program

The purpose of the Call for Proposals is to identify potential projects addressing cross-cutting nuclear safety issues across the DOE complex.

December 3, 2015
In the photo, L to R:  Matt Moury, Associate Undersecretary of Energy for Environment, Health, Safety and Security
Mike Sweitzer, NNSA Office of Environment and Sustainability; Josh Silverman, DOE Office of Sustainable Environmental Stewardship; Christy Goldfuss, Managing Director, Council on Environmental Quality; Denny Hjeresen, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Lynn Hansen, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Jessica Arcidiacono, NNSA Office of Environment and Sustainability; Eric Bradley, DOE Office of Sustainable Environmental Stewardship
Climate Champion Award to Los Alamos National Laboratory, DOE and NNSA

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), along with DOE and NNSA, were recognized as "Climate Champions" by the White House GreenGov Awards program, for the project, "Climate Realities at LANL." The award recognizes LANL, DOE, and NNSA for identifying significant climate-change related impacts at and around LANL and taking steps to integrate the reality of climate change into the Lab's operational and planning processes.

October 22, 2015
Bill R. McArthur, PhD, CIH
Director, Office of Worker Safety and Health Policy, US Department of Energy
Engineered Nanoparticles - The Department of Energy’s Regulatory Approach

On October 14 & 15, Dr. McArthur presented the lecture entitled "Engineered Nanoparticles - The Department of Energy’s Regulatory Approach” at both the Northwest Occupational Health Conference in Bremerton, Washington and the University of Washington in Seattle.

June 26, 2015
Department of Energy (DOE) employees may use the U.S. Postal Service's BlueEarth program to mail-in their personally owned electronics and accessories for free recycling.
U.S. Postal Service BlueEarth Program - Personal Electronics Recycling Program

Department of Energy (DOE) employees may use the U.S. Postal Service's BlueEarth program to mail-in their personally owned electronics and accessories for free recycling.

June 3, 2015
(L to R) Anastasia O'Rourke, Chair of SPLC Board of Directors; Josh Silverman and Shab Fardanesh, DOE; Jason Pearson, Executive Director, SPLC
2015 Awards For Leadership In Sustainable Purchasing Announced

2015 Awards for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing announced - DOE GreenBuy Award Program

May 21, 2015
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Josh Allen of Richland Operations Office Named 2014 Facility Representative of the Year

Congratulations to Josh Allen, Richland Operations Office, the winner of the 2014 DOE Facility Representative of the Year Award!

May 21, 2015
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Mark R. Hahn of the Richland Operations Office presented 2014 Safety System Oversight Annual Award

Congratulations to Mark Hahn, Richland Operations Office, the winner of the 2014 DOE Safety System Oversight Annual Award!

May 1, 2015
The upcoming implementation date for the new Hazard Communication Standard requires all Federal and Contractor employees with hazardous chemicals in their workplace must be in compliance with all modified revisions of this final rule, except: The distributors shall not ship containers labeled by the chemical manufacturer or importer unless it has been modified to comply with paragraph (f)(1) of the Hazard Communication Standard.
Upcoming Implementation Date for New Hazard Communication Standard

The upcoming implementation date for the new Hazard Communication Standard requires all Federal and Contractor employees with hazardous chemicals in their workplace must be in compliance with all modified revisions of this final rule, except: The distributors shall not ship containers labeled by the chemical manufacturer or importer unless it has been modified to comply with paragraph (f)(1) of the Hazard Communication Standard.

April 27, 2015
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2nd Annual National Safety Awareness Event to Prevent Falls in Construction

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has scheduled an awareness event from May 4-15 to raise awareness among employers and workers about the hazards of falls.

April 20, 2015
2015 Safeguards and Security Directors Conference - July 14 - 16, 2015

This event will address many of the significant policy updates, reorganization, and topics of departmental emphasis that have occurred in recent years while also focusing on the myriad of other contemporary security topics and programs that impact our security operations.

April 20, 2015
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Save the Date! Earth Day’s 45th anniversary is on April 22, 2015

Save the Date! Earth Day’s 45th anniversary is on April 22, 2015. The celebration will showcase interactive, eco-friendly exhibits and activities to raise awareness of environmental issues and encourage sustainability.