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Safety Officers

Safety Officers (SO) are individuals at SLAC who are subject matter experts in hazards of special concern, appointed by the laboratory director or the Chief Safety Officer (CSO). Safety Officers report to the Chief Safety Officer.

Safety Officers must be qualified professionals in their respective fields and have demonstrated experience in building partnerships and influencing directions across various levels of the organization in a facilitative manner. At the same time, they must have the ability to recognize and control hazards and prevent or stop unsafe or unauthorized work in their areas of responsibility.

See ESH Manual Chapter 1, General Policy and Responsibilities, for more information.

Chief Safety OfficerIan Evans

Fire Marshal: Ralph Kerwin

Electrical Safety Officer: Keith Jobe

Laser Safety Officer: Mike Woods
 - Deputy Laser Safety Officer:  Igor Makasyuk

Radiation Safety Officer: Sayed Rokni

Also listed

SLAC Pressure Systems Safety Manager: Scott Kaminski


Authority Having Jurisdiction  

Under delegated authority of DOE SLAC Site Office manager, the following perform routine duties of authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) at SLAC, including coordinating with DOE SLAC Site Office to obtain DOE approval of code and standard alternatives, for their respective areas:

Fire Protection Code and Standards Interpretation: SLAC Fire Marshal Ralph Kerwin  

 Electrical Installations - NFPA 70 National Electrical Code NEC: Doug Stickney

Electrical Safe Work Practices - NFPA70E Electrical Safe Work Practices in the Workplace: Electrical Safety Officer Keith Jobe

Building-related Code Interpretation and Approval: SLAC Building Code Official Mark Matthews


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