- Emergency Management
The Emergency Management area provides the Laboratory with planning and coordination functions necessary for responding to, mitigating, and recovering from emergencies, while protecting the health and safety of workers and the public and preventing damage to the environment. Emergency Management analyzes hazards and threats to identify the necessary resources for effective emergency response, and implements appropriate procedures, including training and drills. Annual exercises and evaluations are conducted to verify readiness and ensure adequate response exists for the Laboratory.
- Fire Protection and Engineering
An effective fire prevention, protection and engineering program is essential to protect the Laboratory and the surrounding community from injuries, death, property loss, and business interruption, and to ensure a safe workplace for employees, affiliates, subcontractors, and visitors. The Fire Protection and Engineering area provides a level of fire protection that meets DOE requirements and applicable federal, state, and local requirements consistent with the goals of the highly protected risk philosophy of the insurance industry. The Fire Protection and Engineering organization serves as the liaison to external fire and life-safety agencies.
- Security Operations
Protective Services utilizes a graded approach to promote and support the Laboratory's research mission and strategic goals, while protecting the LBNL community and DOE assets. The Security Operations area is responsible for providing a visible security presence, safeguarding assets and ensuring the LBNL Safety Culture extends beyond the Lab bench. Security Operations also serves as the liaison to external law enforcement and security agencies.
- Site Access and Badges
Site Access and Badges area manages the functions that grant access to LBNL locations for employees, affiliates, contractors and visitors. The area administers photo badges, parking reservation requests, and requests to visit LBNL.
- Two-Way Radios
The Lab uses two-way radios to communicate among work groups at LBNL locations. The Two-Way Radios area coordinates radio purchases, configuration, and service for handheld, mobile and fixed location radios, and manages the use of the federal radio system at the Laboratory.