Safety Alerts

Safety Alerts and Lessons Learned

ETA Safety Alerts are made available as a quick source of information on a specific safety or environmental topic that may be of interest. Safety Alerts are organized by category. There is also a search function. If you can't find what you need, please contact the ETA Safety Manager, Ron Scholtz X8137.

Electrical Safety

Multiple outlet power strips (surge protectors, temporary power taps, plug strips, etc.) are commonly used in both office and lab areas. Learn about required precautions to take when using power strips. 

Electrical Safety

Electrical safety field guide regarding the use of multiple outlet power strips (power taps). View the electrical power tap field guide.

Electrical Safety

This procedure establishes standard work practices for identifying, marking, and managing defective equipment within ETA work areas.

Read about how to prevent unauthorized use of equipment that is defective and could cause injury.

Hazardous Materials & Waste

Ensure your hazardous waste labels are properly identified. Avoid issues getting your waste containers picked up: Hazardous Waste Label Safety Alert

Hazardous Materials & Waste

Ensure that all sample containers are clearly identified for contents. Each sample container should at a minimum identify the chemical contents. Learn more about proper disposal of unwanted chemical samples.

1 Minute 4 Safety

Check out the “1 Minute 4 Safety” slide library designed to assist Berkeley Lab employees in conducting discussions on the environment, safety, and health topics

Lessons Learned and Best Practices Library

Search and contribute to Berkeley Lab's lessons learned library