CAT Chat Minutes

March 24, 2008

Operations Update, Mark Beno


  • Downtime caused by feedback
  • Power supply group resolved
  • Two problems with top-up
    • IOC communication problems
    • RF booster problems


  • 98.84% - Beamtime
  • 121.13 Hours – Meantime between faults

Safety: Elroy Chang

On Saturday, an incident occurred in the 401 parking lot. A fall occurred by an employee that resulted in a minor head trauma. Please be cautious of slippery areas when walking in the parking lots.

Information for the toxic release report is needed by April 7 th .

April inspections are scheduled for Sectors 21, 22, 23, 24, and 31.

The group conducting laser inspections came by last Monday. No word on their finding as of yet.


Beginning April 1 st , remote access for five core courses (ESH100u, APS101, GERT, Cyber Security, and Electrical Safety Awareness) will be live.

There will be no user meeting this month. The all hands meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 26 th at 2:30 p.m. in the 402 auditorium.

Next Meeting:

The next CAT Chat meeting will be held in Bldg. 401, Rm. A1100 on Monday, March 31.