CAT Chat Minutes

May 23, 2005


Information & Follow-up
No new items

Machine Stats
Currently leaving maintenance period, entering machine studies. Top-up operation begins June 1st .

Beamline Data
No new data

Office of Independent Assesment (OA) audit is over. ISM Core Functions grades: Effective performance for scope of work, analysis of hazards, and perform work within controls; Needs Improvement - develop/implement hazard controls; Expectations are in two to three years the OA team will examine the beamline community.

Inspections for May '05 are complete.

Machine Shop Safety: EQO-IH is conducting surface dust sampling for lead. EQO examined machine guarding in the APS LOM machine shops - not many deficiencies in this area . AOD-EFOG group leader is in the process of obtaining the services of a machine shop skills evaluator.

Training reminder: NFPA 70E ESH 375: The electrical safety course will be available on two days in June: June 13th 7:30-5:00 Bldg. 200 J183, and June 14th 7:30-5:00 Bldg. 200 J183. Please have cost code ready for registration.

September 2005 is the anticipated time when the combined four-hour electrical course will be out.

Other Items
CAT-Chat meetings will not be held during the shutdown periods.