Advanced Photon Source

An Office of Science National User Facility

APS-UES Meeting Minutes - 9/1/2015

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


Tom Barkalow

  • The lab’s injury rates have been increasing.Tom discussed some personnel injuries in the last month.
  • All machine shop saw guarding will be looked at by the lab.Elroy is looking at the APS’ guarded saws.
  • The lab is looking at situational awareness, safety of the mundane.Paul Rossi and Jim Lang have an All Hands presentation to be given at the APS User’s Monthly Meeting.
  • XSD may claim Bruce and Nena’s offices in 431Z.
  • John Sampson, chair of the ESSH committee for the Board of Governors at the University of Chicago, will be on-site to review the APS’ safety program next week.

Bruce Glagola

  • Bruce may change the APS-MBA from AES-1 to APS-1.

Bruno Fieramosca

  • Bruno is calibrating ODH and other hard-mounted monitors.
  • 6-BM wants to change their B station crane to support 3000 lbs.Tecknit will not certify a crane for more than 2000 lbs.Tecknit engineers may review the crane.

Nena Moonier

  • Nena is going to be on a conference call in place of Dan Schumaker about certain bio-safety agents that are of a higher level.
  • Deana Kinzler needs updates on end dates for proprietary experiments.

Patti Pedergnana

  • Sector 13 will have Scheck working to flip an electrical panel in their 434A020 laser lab.
  • Sector 14 will have a CCWP posted for CARS to work on their 14-ID-A-P-01 shutter.The procedure is approved and authorization memo is in ICMS.It was agreed that the authorization memo could be used for CCWP approvals.
  • Sector 15 wants to set up a portable clean room downstream of 15-ID-A.Bruce and Tom approved the installation as long as the clean room is on wheels and there is no power hard-wired to the clean room.

Clay White

  • The Joliet Junior College machine shop certifier will return on September 18th and again on September 25th.