CAT Chat Minutes

June 6, 2005

 

Machine Stats
Delivered Beam:   118.28 hrs.
Percentage of Scheduled Time:   98.57%
Downtime During Period:   1.71 hrs.
Mean Time Between Faults (MTBF):   39.43 hrs.

Beamline Data
Beamline downtime summary by APS groups, June 1-6, 2005

DIN

Date

Beamline

Status

Duration

Group

Description

Resolution

516

06/06/05

ALL

Open

16 min

AOD-IT

A faulty network switch impacted EPICS controls. Network personnel were able to bypass the switch. It should be changed soon.

 

John showed a viewgraph of the 2005-2 Run and explained the next two weeks are hybrid mode with one minute top-up interval.

Safety
E. Change announced that there will be an upcoming APS laser safety committee meeting. The meeting is being held to develop a on the job training checklist for laser alignments. This is being done at the request of a DOE order on laser safety.

No inspections are scheduled for the user community throughout June 2005.

Injury and Illnesses Office of Science has requested the tracking of injuries of our scientific visitors and students. These reports will not be included in laboratory data but will be used as an overall safety performance measure.

DOE has requested a cost estimate for the disposal of excess chemicals and materials. If you have such items at your institution please contact Elroy 2-6714 .

The annual Job Hazards Questionnaire review is underway.

Traffic safety ANL will begin sending site traffic tickets to the divisional ESH Coordinators

Other
Essential Sector Specific Communications J. Quintana:   Many groups do not realize their impact on the beamlines. Topics must be defined with the following proposed topics to require specific communications:
•  BPMS
•  Any work revolving BPMs or FE work reflecting stands
•  Insertion Devices
•  Hardware, Movement, Software Changes
•  Computer Network Maintenance/Interruptions
•  Power Interruptions
•  Interruptions in LN2 System