Minimum Safe Operations posture continues

March 27, 2020- 
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has now been at a Minimum Safe Operations posture for five days, and all systems are operating as planned, with a limited number of people continuing to work on-site to ensure the safety and security of the Laboratory and its facilities. In addition, a small number of employees remain on site to support select mission-critical...

COVID-19 update: Message from the director

March 23, 2020- 
Last week, I directed an orderly move to Minimum Safe Operations for our Laboratory in response to the growing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to the tireless efforts of employees across the Laboratory, we have achieved that goal. Today, we are officially in Minimum Safe Operations, with a limited number of people on site to ensure the safety and security of our Laboratory and its...

COVID-19 update: Lessening community transmission

March 20, 2020- 
The Laboratory continues to make significant progress in the transition to Minimum Safe Operations, which will be reached by Monday, March 23. This move was made in response to Bay Area public health departments’ shelter-in-place orders, which went into effect on March 17, as well as state and federal government recommendations. The shelter-in-place orders were issued in response to an...

COVID-19 update: Clarification on timekeeping

March 19, 2020- 
As the Laboratory continues to transition to Minimum Safe Operations by Monday, March 23, all employees who can effectively telecommute should be doing so, with the exception of employees performing minimum safe activities. Now that the Laboratory is close to achieving a Minimum Safe Operations status, we have clarification on timekeeping. Employees should use the following timekeeping...

Lab continues move toward Minimum Safe Operations

March 19, 2020- 
The Laboratory is moving toward a state designated as “Minimum Safe Operations” by Monday, March 23, as requested by Director Bill Goldstein. This move is in response to county public health departments’ shelter-in-place orders issued Monday, as well as state and federal government recommendations. To achieve Minimum Safe Operations — a state of curtailed on-site work activities — the...

COVID update: Lab moves to Minimum Safe Operations

March 17, 2020- 
In response to the growing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, I am directing an orderly move to Minimum Safe Operations for our Laboratory. This move will allow us to comply with the various county shelter-in-place orders, state and federal government recommendations, and – most importantly – enable us to protect the health and safety of our workforce. During Minimum Safe Operations, the...