Nothing is more important than your health and safety. We encourage everyone in the Fermilab community to exercise safe practices at work and home so that you, your colleagues and your loved ones avoid injury and harm. In this 3-minute video, Reidar Hahn, Fermilab photographer and head of Creative Services, shares how he and his family avoid a near accident at home thanks to good safety habits. This video is part of ESH’s Safe At All Times initiative.

Come and check out the new Safe At All Times video: If you’re interested in sharing your safe at all times story, please send an email to

Everyone who uses a computer, especially a laptop, should periodically check the safety, integrity and charge rate of their computer batteries. Please take a moment today to examine the battery in your computer for the following: Safety and integrity Charge level Here are the steps you can take for each: Safety and integrity This is by far the most important thing to check with regards to your computer batteries. Looking at the underside of your device, examine the outside casing… More »

In recent weeks, there has been an increase in collisions and near-miss accidents involving vehicles and deer. Although Fermilab does its best to manage the population, this time of the year is deer mating season and they are much more active, especially at dawn and dusk. In addition, the recent snow cover causes the deer to search for food in a wider area than they normally inhabit. 

Recently, Fermilab employees traveling abroad have reported theft, including stolen passports, during their trips. We urge travelers to safeguard all travel documents.

Be sure to include filter changes as part of space heater maintenance. Photo: David Sabatino

As long as you operate it safely, space heater is a great addition to your home or workspace, and it can help save money on heating bills.

Nationwide alert tests for both the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) and Emergency Alert System (EAS) will take place on Oct. 3 starting at 1:18 p.m. CDT. The Federal Emergency Management Agency will issue the WEA test on all compatible cell phones. The WEA test will be followed by an EAS test approximately two minutes later. The WEA test is a free message sent directly to cell phones and features a special tone and vibration. The test message will read “THIS… More »