Fires caused by lithium batteries sporadically make the news, and CERN is not immune from this phenomenon. CERN has experienced several fires caused by a lithium battery in the course of being charged. The subsequent investigations revealed lessons for all of us.
With the current heatwave showing no sign of abating, the HSE management would like to help you make working conditions as pleasant as possible while the high temperatures continue. We cannot change the weather, but there are things that we can suggest to help in this respect.
Welcome to the new look HSE website. It was designed to facilitate access to the information that you need in the framework of your activities, and
A well-defined, up-to date framework in matters of Safety is key for the efficient and safe functioning of CERN. As an international Organisation, CERN is responsible for defining its own Safety rules, just