November 22, 2016

Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to UChicago Argonne, LLC for violations of 10 C.F.R. Part 851 relating to the machine guarding program at the Argonne National Laboratory.

On November 22, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Enterprise Assessments’ Office of Enforcement issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (WEA-2016-04) to UChicago Argonne, LLC, the operating contractor for DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory, for noncompliances with DOE worker safety and health program (10 C.F.R. Part 851) requirements related to the laboratory’s machine guarding program and an August 13, 2015, event involving a machinist who experienced a near amputation while operating a band saw.