Imagine being harnessed to a support beam and then walking across a sheet of ice without falling. Thanks to technology developed by Savannah River Remediation (SRR), employees at Savannah River Site are learning greater workplace safety skills. The mobile URS Slip Simulator is a portable laboratory equipped with a video monitor, ceiling support beam and a walking surface, which resembles a sheet of ice when treated.
COVINGTON, Ga. – Emergency personnel throughout the U.S. who respond in the event of a potential accident involving radioactive waste shipments take part in mock training scenarios to help them prepare for an actual incident.
Theme for this year's conference is still being developed - last year, the conference focused on "best practices to help women achieve better personal and professional sustainability. Conference dialogue will address society’s assignment of gender roles on women, combined with today’s tough economic environment."