Be aware of articles prohibited at Fermilab

Department of Energy official signage at our entrances and around our perimeter warn that certain items are prohibited from being introduced on the Fermilab site. These items are:

  • firearms and other dangerous weapons.
  • explosives.
  • instruments or material likely to produce substantial injury or damage to persons or property.
  • marijuana and other controlled substances.
  • other items prohibited by law.

Additionally, persons, packages and vehicles entering or leaving Fermilab are subject to inspection or search to prevent the introduction of these prohibited articles and the unauthorized removal of government property.

Please notify Fermilab Security immediately at x3131 if you become aware of any prohibited items being brought onto the property or into the workplace.

Signs such as this one remind us of the articles that are prohibited on the Fermilab site. Photo: Chuck Morrison