PPD ES&H Newsletters

PPD's News You Can Live By

The PPD ES&H Group provides a monthly newsletter to communicate environment, safety and health issues that affect us at work and home.

Newsletters archived by year

2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007

 

2014

January

  • Lessons learned - power tools
  • Fire alarm pull stations
  • Scrapping or surplusing equipment
  • Winter driving preparedness
  • Ladder safety basics
  • Holiday tree recycling

March

  • New PPD RSO
  • Severe weather prepareness week
  • No key sharing
  • Heat tape safety
  • Batteries causing house fires

April

  • Distracted driving awareness month
  • Near miss reporting
  • Operational readiness clearance manual
  • MC7 & MC8 controlled access
  • Space heater maintenance
  • Crane sling calculator app

May

  • New PPD ES&H website
  • Electrical safety month
  • MC-1 beneficial occupancy
  • Building manager updates
  • Hazard analysis database
  • Household hazardous waste events
  • Clean air month

June

  • g-2 yoke steel incident
  • Proper radiation surveying
  • Purchases requiring ESH review
  • Don't compromise on safety
  • National safety month

July

  • Fireworks safety
  • The walking (distracted) dead
  • Swimming pool safety
  • 4-wheel dolly reminder

August

  • Radiation surveying reminder
  • Battery recycling update
  • Electrical panel schedules
  • How to work out at work

September

  • National preparedness month
  • Lift planning - preventing back injuries
  • Small propane cylinder storage
  • Inspection of equipment
  • Revised PPD ESH manuals

October

  • PPD's New ES&H App
  • Fire Prevention Week
  • Service Requisition Requirements
  • Hydraulic Oil Leak - Spill Containment
  • October is Crime Prevention Month
  • Fall Driving Safety

November

  • Work Planning and Hazard Analysis
  • LArTF Fire
  • PPD ES&H App
  • Fire Pull Station Reminder
  • Pace Call-n-Ride Service

December

  • Preventing Winter Slips and Falls
  • Snow Shoveling 101
  • National Handwashing Awareness Week
  • Machine Guarding
  • Vehicle Recalls

 

2013

January

  • Cut-resistant gloves
  • FESHM chapter updates
  • Shoveling safety
  • Radiation safety policies for personal situations
  • The importance of ladder inspections
  • Appliance fires
  • National radon action month
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning prevention

February

  • When to replace safety footwear?
  • High levels of flu cases in IL
  • FESHM chapter spotlight
  • Material move request form reminder
  • The office coffee pot
  • Heart disease awareness month
  • Seasonal affective disorder
  • Distracted driver video

March

  • EPEAT-registered electronics
  • Severe storm preparedness week
  • NOvA at Ash River block pivoter winch incident
  • Workplace eye wellness month
  • Lesson learned - electrical crane hazard
  • Climate change and blizzards

April

  • Biopreferred products
  • Update to PPD radioactve waste program
  • Distracted driving awareness
  • Earth day
  • Electrical safety reminder

May

  • Top 10 indoor environmental hazards
  • Motorcycle safety awareness month
  • EPEAT

June

  • Hazard analysis - online form
  • May tornadoes
  • April flooding
  • West Nile virus
  • Outdoor survival techniques

July

  • PPD employee pickup truck injury
  • Quantitative fit testing for earplugs
  • Subcontractor safety
  • New multiple outlet strip available
  • Pedestrian/bicyclist road safety

August

  • Rigging expertise & lifting point design
  • PPE during crane use
  • Fire doors
  • Disablement of fire protection systems
  • Inspecting electrical cords and plugs
  • Counterfeit UL-marked items

September

  • PPD building manager changes
  • Securing items during transport
  • Lead paint during D&D
  • Compressed gas cylinder safety
  • FESHM chapter 5023 updated
  • Laptop battery safety
  • National preparedness month

October

  • Fire prevention week
  • Dumpster violations
  • Chemical clean out
  • High hazardous waste
  • CDF/D0 bike repairs
  • Two new FESHM chapters
  • Carpooling - Green Ride

November

  • Radioactive sources
  • Human performance improvement
  • Fall protection rescue plans
  • Fire alarms
  • Blew a fuse?
  • Avoid vehicle idling
  • Snow shoveling safety

December

  • Forklift inspections
  • Turkey fryer safety
  • Lesson learned from overheated fan motor
  • Fire safety reminder
  • Supervisors can create a positive safety culture
  • Have a teen driver at home?

 

2012

January

  • Safety Suggestion - Stockroom Items
  • Near Miss: Shelf Collapse
  • Remodeling Irritants
  • Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices
  • Material Move Request Forms
  • Wasp & Hornet Spray Reminder
  • Top Weather Events of 2011

February

  • Slips and Falls
  • Shoveling Tips
  • No Parking Zones
  • Manual Material Handling Injuries
  • Vehicle Idling Reminder
  • Beware Icicles
  • National Burn Awareness Week
  • American Heart Month

March

  • Severe Weather Awareness
  • Goose Attacks
  • Snow Removal Safety Recommendation
  • New App Helps Prevent Texting While Driving
  • Save Your Vision Month
  • Microwave Safety

April

  • Earth Day 2012
  • PPD Grassroots Safety Committee
  • Distracted Driving Awareness Month
  • Incident Scene Preservation
  • Wasp Safety
  • April Fool's Day Newsletter

May

  • Electrical Safety Month
  • Rigging Safety
  • Fall Protection Incident
  • Summer Students Radiation Areas, Dose Limitations
  • PPD Procedure Updated
  • Globally Harmonized System
  • Distracted Driving Video
  • National Bike Month

June

  • Bypassing Safety Systems
  • Metals Recycling Update
  • Stinging Insects Reminder
  • Thanks!
  • National Safety Month
  • Gardening Ergonomics
  • SPOT Skin Cancer

July

  • Fermi Construction Zones
  • Traffic & Driving Safety
  • Wildfire Safety
  • Need a Chemical?
  • Want to Quit Smoking?
  • Power Line Safety

August

  • Supervisors of Seasonal Employees & Students
  • Dumpster Violations
  • Water Cooler Sanitization
  • Back to School Safety
  • First Aid App

September

  • Radioactive Source Purchases
  • Kudos
  • Tech Spray Duster Warning
  • West Nile Virus Outbreak
  • Excess Chemical List
  • Workplace Violence
  • National Preparedness Month

October

  • Recycling/Surplusing Electronics
  • 2012-2013 Flu Season
  • Hard Hats for Crane Use
  • Task Managers for Subcontractor Work
  • Have you visited other Labs?
  • Counterfeit UL Marks
  • Fire Prevention Week
  • Avoiding Staged Crashes/Insurance Fraud

November

  • New Recycling Dumpsters
  • Hazard Communication
  • Radiation Safety Reminders
  • Emergency Shelters - Overtime Policy
  • Space Heater Safety
  • Exhibit A for Subcontractors
  • Snow Shoveling & Snow Thrower Safety
  • Thanksgiving Cooking Tips & Turkey Fryer Safety

December

  • Emergency Procedure Reminders
  • New FESHM Chapter
  • Handling Machined Metals
  • Proper Gas Cylinder Storage
  • Winter Slips and Falls
  • No Cell Phone Use in Vehicles
  • Holiday Recycling
  • Holiday Heart Attack Risks
  • Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

 

2011

January

  • Nuclear Materials
  • Lessons Learned
  • Dumpster Violation
  • OSHA's Top 10 Violations for FY2010

February

  • Slip and Fall Injuries
  • Check Around Vehicles
  • Home Heating Safety
  • Check Your Tires
  • Snowblower Safety
  • Snowboarding Safety

March

  • Sitewide Emergency Warning System Failure
  • Severe Weather Awareness
  • Sustainable Acquisition
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, March 1911
  • Workplace Eye Wellness

April

  • Mold Prevention
  • Radiation Control & Materials Release Policy Reviewed
  • Geese Precautions
  • Waste Reminder
  • TM/CC Continuing Education

May

  • Radiological Postings
  • Requisition Requirements for Subcontractor Services
  • Heavy Machinery Access
  • Severe Weather Preparedness
  • Electrical Safety Month
  • National Employee Health & Fitness Month

June

  • PPD ESH Open House
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Lab D Clean Room Roof Fall Protection
  • Ticks
  • Tornado Safety Reminder
  • National Safety Month

July

  • PPD ESH Open House
  • Broken Chair Weld
  • Tick Reminder
  • Laser Setup
  • Green Pays on Green Days
  • Food Safety

August

  • Gas Cylinder Sock Reminder
  • PPD Grassroots Safety Committee
  • Fermilab ES&H Subcommittees
  • Updated Material Move Request Form

September

  • FNAL's DART Case Rate
  • Lab C Clean room Fire
  • Dewar Transport Cart Hazard
  • Equipment Damaged
  • Sterno and Candle Safety
  • Household Recycling Events

October

  • Fire Prevention Week
  • Snow Removal
  • Nail Gun Safety Guide
  • E-Cycling
  • Million Hearts

November

  • Posting Changes
  • Melted Electrical Plugs
  • New "Green" Stockroom Items
  • Material/Equipment Handling Incident
  • Near-Miss Incidents
  • Holiday Food Safety/Turkey Fryer Safety
  • Vehicle Safety Ratings

December

  • Winter Driving Tips
  • Slip and Fall Incident
  • Serious Scissor Lift Injury
  • Do-It-Yourself Don't
  • Recognized Potential Hazard
  • Electrical Safety Suggestion
  • America's Hearing Loss
  • New OSHA Construction Safety Videos

 

2010

January

  • Winter Safety
  • Winter Blues
  • Electrical Safety (Daisy-chaining)
  • Table Saw Use
  • Road Safety
  • FESHM Traffic Safety
  • Waste Disposal Information
  • Glove Selection

February

  • Smoke Detectors and Radiation
  • Solvent Rags/Wipes Rule
  • Proper Waste Disposal
  • Safety Advisory: Leaking Acetylene Cylinders
  • Ice Hazards - Vehicles
  • American Heart Month

March

  • Improved Design
  • New PPD ES&H Member
  • Traffic Policy Revisions
  • Information Wanted
  • Fire at Underwriter's Laboratory
  • Unsecured Gas Cylinder Incident

April

  • Earth Day Fair
  • PPD Grassroots Safety Committee
  • Distracted Driving Awareness
  • Flood Safety Awareness
  • Harness Recycling
  • Battery Recycling Video
  • Spring Cleaning
  • Hard Hats 101
  • Fix-a-Leak

May

  • Changing Font & Reducing Margins
  • Chemical & Food Storage
  • Emergency Stickers
  • Soldering Safety
  • Testing Building Materials
  • Seasonal Hazards
  • Motorcycle Safety Month

June

  • National Safety Month & Home Safety Month
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Workplace Office Health Risks
  • Lessons Learned
  • Setting Your Car Mirror Properly
  • Correction to May Newsletter - Soldering Safety

July

  • Common Safety Violations
  • Save up to $40 a Month on Electric Bill
  • July is UV Safety Month
  • Fireworks Safety Tips

August

  • Do the Right Thing
  • Lockout/Tagout Basics
  • Near Misses
  • Laser Pointer Safety Alert
  • CFL Recycling
  • Nicor Gas Rebates
  • FESHM Chapter Updates

September

  • PPD ES&H Open House
  • West Nile Virus
  • Spray Can Recycling - Pesticides
  • Stop Work Authority
  • FESHM Chapter Updates
  • National Preparedness

October

  • Fire Prevention Week
  • Toaster Oven Fire
  • Lessons Learned - Electrical Cords
  • PPD ESH Open House
  • Flu Vaccine
  • Ladder Care

November

  • New ES&H Website
  • Deteriorated Electrical Cords
  • Lessons Learned
  • Proper Waste Disposal
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • PPD Housekeeping Days
  • Slips, Trips and Falls
  • Emergency Assembly Areas
  • CPR Changes

December

  • Snow Removal
  • FTBF Hazard Awareness Training
  • FTBF Lighting Upgrades
  • Compressed Gas Safety
  • Holiday Lighting
  • Winter Safety
  • January is National Radon Action Month
  • Energy Star Home Insulation
  • Bed Bugs

 

2009

January

  • De-stress
  • Handy Equipment
  • Furry Critters

March

  • MINERvA
  • Resourceful & Creative Employees
  • Reduce/Reuse/Recycle
  • Training

April

  • Quality Assurance
  • Incident Summaries
  • Increased Radiation Exposure
  • Summer Students
  • Lesson Learned
  • JHAs
  • Updated FESHM Chapters

May

  • PPD ESH Open House
  • Thank you from Amber
  • Outdated Pharmaceuticals
  • ArgoNeuT

June

  • Shutdown 2009
  • Take 5
  • Tune It Up
  • Injury Report
  • Household Recycling and Hazardous Waste

July

  • ES&H Kudos
  • New PPD ESH Member
  • PPD Housekeeping Days
  • Incident Report
  • AEDs

August

  • NEPA Process
  • H1N1 Flu
  • Phasing Out HCFC Refrigerants
  • Cell Phone Use

September

  • Seat Belt Usage
  • EPA's Pick 5
  • Suspect/Counterfeit Items
  • National Preparedness

October

  • Fire Prevention Week
  • What's Wrong With This?
  • Pedestrian Crosswalks
  • Forklift Inspections
  • EPEAT
  • Prescription Safety Eyewear
  • Hazard Identification
  • MINOS Reminder
  • New Chemicals

November

  • Federal Employee Texting Ban
  • Power Tool Safety
  • H1N1 Update
  • What is Wrong With This?
  • Construction Project Reminder
  • Household Greenhouse Gas Emissions

 

2008

January

  • Costly Vehicle Idling
  • Stay Safe in the Winter
  • Are You Radioactive?
  • 2007 Injury Statistics

February

  • Tornado Awareness Week
  • Bean-E-Doo
  • American Heart Month

March

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Fluorescent Lighting Hazard
  • PPD Housekeeping Days

April

  • Fermilab's Safety & Health Policy
  • Monitors Off
  • Vortex Cooling Chamber

May

  • BBQ Safety
  • OHSAS 18001
  • Electrical Safety Month

July

  • The White Barns
  • Summer Vacation Safety
  • Battery Recycling

August

  • One million hours
  • Housekeeping Days
  • Lessons learned
  • Updated FESHM chapters

September

  • AEDs
  • Fire Prevention Week
  • PPD tours
  • Home Eye Safety Awareness Month

October

  • Trips and falls
  • Halloween safety
  • How to JHA

November

  • Traffic violations
  • Dangerous tires

December

  • Energy star
  • PPD Grassroots safety committee

 

2007

December

  • Parking lot etiquette
  • Soldering safety
  • MRSA