The Advanced Photon Source
a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility

APS-UES Meeting Minutes - 03/08/2016

Attendees: Bruce Glagola, Tom Barkalow, Dean Wyncott, Nena Moonier, Wendy VanWingeren, Clay White, Bruno Fieramosca, and Patti Pedergnana

Tom Barkalow

  • If there are any injuries or illnesses reported, 911 must be called.  The patient has the option to decline treatment and sign a waiver.
  • The 433/434 Oxygen Deficiency Monitor alarmed when a Liquid Nitrogen auto-shut off valve failed.  The situation is being investigated.  C. White provided details about the incident as he was the on-duty Floor Coordinator when the incident occurred.
  • The UES Group will get LN2 fill station instructions.

Nena Moonier

  • Techniplast will be on-site to recertify the portable biosafety cabinets.
  • There will be a BSL-2 experiment running at 18-ID next week. 
  • Human tissues will be running at 2-ID-E on Thursday.
  • On March 16, there will be high school students in the BSL-2 laboratory in building 438.

Wendy VanWingeren

  • There are two radioactive sample set ups tomorrow and another scheduled for Friday morning.  Riggers is needed for the LLNL drum delivery.

Patti Pedergnana

  • The ANL painter is at 16-ID painting two guillotines.
  • The XSD-IMG group will have their Three-Year Safety Review on Monday, March 14, at 10 a.m. in the 431 conference room.

Bruno Fieramosca

  • There are issues with the Betatech ozone monitors