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August 18, 2014
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2014 DOE Human Reliability Program (HRP) Workshop

2014 DOE Human Reliability Program (HRP) Workshop - September 17-19, at the DOE National Training Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

June 3, 2014
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Operations Security (OPSEC) Reminder

DOE O 471.6, Section 4.f, Information Security Manual and the DOE Headquarters Facilities Master Security Plan, Section 8, OPSEC, require that each element review information before it is posted to their publicly accessible website to ensure the data does not contain Controlled Unclassified Information and/or sensitive (critical information).

June 2, 2014
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National Safety Stand-Down To Prevent Falls In Construction

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has scheduled a National Safety Stand-Down from June 2-6 to raise awareness among employers and workers about the hazards of falls.

May 27, 2014
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Christopher D. Fischahs Of Los Alamos Field Office Presented 2013 Safety System Oversight Annual Award

Christopher D. Fischahs Of Los Alamos Field Office Presented 2013 Safety System Oversight Annual Award

May 27, 2014
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Dennis Yates Of Savannah River Operations Named 2013 Facility Representative Of The Year

Dennis Yates Of Savannah River Operations Named 2013 Facility Representative Of The Year

May 5, 2014
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Welcome to EHSS

The Office of Environment, Health, Safety and Security (AU) provides corporate leadership and strategic approaches for protecting DOE’s workers, the public, the environment and national security assets. We accomplish this through developing corporate policies and standards and providing guidance on their implementation; sharing operating experience, lessons learned, and best practices; and providing assistance and supporting services to line management with the goal of mission success as DOE’s environment, health, safety and security advocate.

March 5, 2014
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2013 Former Worker Medical Screening Program Annual Report

2013 Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Annual Report highlighting the accomplishments of this program, which provides critical services to those who served and sacrificed through their work in the Department and its predecessor agencies.

December 4, 2013
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DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection

DOE and the Department of the Interior’s Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pursuant to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

November 1, 2013
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Hazard Communications Training Deadline Approaches

All DOE Federal and contractor employees with hazardous chemicals in their workplace MUST complete the new Hazard Communications Standard Training, per 10 CFR 851, Worker Safety and Health Program, by DECEMBER 1, 2013.

October 31, 2013
HSS' Josh Silverman joins other 2013 "Sammie Award" Finalists at the White House to meet President Barack Obama.  Josh is in the back row, fifth from the right.
President Obama Meets with Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Award Finalists and Winners

Josh Silverman, Director of HSS' Office of Sustainability Support, was recently recognized at the White House by President Barack Obama for being selected as a 2013 Finalist for a Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal, also known as a "Sammie Award".

October 28, 2013
Color Guard | National Day of Remembrance - October 25, 2013
National Day of Remembrance HSS Honors Former Nuclear Weapons Program Workers

On Friday, October 25th 2013, HSS honored over 150 nuclear weapons program workers at the National Atomic Testing Museum (NATM). Hosted by NATM Director Allan Palmer, the event was conducted in recognition of the US Senate Resolution which designates October 30th as a National Day of Remembrance to recognize the Department of Energy nuclear weapons workers for their contribution, service and sacrifice for the defense of the United States.

September 10, 2013
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National Safety Month - June 2013

National Safety Month is recognized by employers, employees, and safety and health professionals throughout the country. During the month of June, HSS provided information, activities, and events pertaining to weekly themes.

August 29, 2013
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Notice, Revised Classified Information Nondisclosure Agreement - July 2013

Notice to all cleared individuals, the "Classified Information Nondisclosure Agreement, Standard Form 312" (SF 312) was revised in July 2013.

August 29, 2013
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Former Worker Program Reaches 100,000 Screening Milestone

A major milestone was reached in June of this year – over 100,000 exams have now been provided to former workers since the inception of the program. Since 1996, the program has made great strides in addressing the occupational health legacy of the Department’s 70-plus years of nuclear weapons design and production. We at the Office of Health, Safety and Security are especially proud of the emphasis we place on the importance of serving our workers.

August 20, 2013
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John C. Barnes of Savannah River Operations named 2012 Facility Representative of the Year

About 200 Department of Energy (DOE) federal employees are Facility Representatives (FR) who provide day-to-day oversight of contractor operations at DOE facilities. Each year the Department presents the FR of the Year Award to recognize superior service. Mr. John C. Barnes from the Savannah River Operations Office was selected from a field of sixteen nominees as the 2012 DOE FR of the Year. He is responsible for operational oversight of key facilities at the Savannah River Site, including the F and H-Canyons and the HB-Line.

August 20, 2013
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Ronnie L. Alderson of Nevada Field Office presented 2012 Safety System Oversight Annual Award

About 70 Department of Energy (DOE) federal employees serve as Safety System Oversight (SSO) personnel, providing federal oversight of contractor management of safety systems at DOE nuclear facilities. SSO personnel ensure that the engineered safety systems perform as required to protect the public, workers, and the environment. Each year the Department presents the SSO Annual Award to recognize superior service. Mr. Ronnie L. Alderson from the Nevada Field Office was selected from a field of nine nominees for the 2012 SSO Annual Award.

August 15, 2013
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Chief Medical Officer Web Site Services Available To All DOE Employees

Did you ever wonder why you must undergo certain medical examinations every year if you work with hazardous materials or serve in a security function?

Have you ever experienced stress, been worried about a family member's health, or wondered who to talk with about a health concern?

July 22, 2013
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The Office Of Health Safety And Security Is Proud To Announce The Winners Of The 2012 Greenbuy Program.

The GreenBuy Program recognizes DOE sites for purchasing products that save energy, conserve water, and reduce health and environmental impacts. By participating in the GreenBuy Program, DOE sites leverage the Federal government purchasing dollars to achieve mission goals while improving the marketplace for greener products and reduce the overall impact of the Department's operations. In all, 27 Department of Energy (DOE) sites met a total of 150 product goals in 7 categories in FY2012.

September 21, 2012
Early Detection Saves Lives

Former Department of Energy (DOE) workers tell how medical screening helped them lead healthier and longer lives.