Written by: MSS/Lifting and Material Handling Panel At Fermilab, lifting materials and handling equipment is as crucial to the mission as the science it serves. Often, these tasks go unnoticed and without appreciation of the skill and planning that went into the task. Only when there is an unwanted outcome, and someone’s life or life’s work is at jeopardy does attention get drawn to the individuals and processes involved. To ensure the highest level of quality and safety assurance, the…

ICW main site flushing

  The FESS/FM Mechanical group will be performing the annual ICW flush, for main site, starting Monday, Sep. 28 thru Friday, Oct. 2 during the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily (weather dependent). The work being performed will start at Casey’s Pump House and continue to the far reaches of main site i.e. D0 & MI40. This process is performed in a systematic fashion to flush approximately twenty seven miles of underground piping in accordance with FESHM standards….