Program Advisory Board

Sub-committee of PAB focused on Safety issues

Date: 15 December 2021

Time: 8:00 ~ 10:00 JST [0800JST/1400PT]

Location: Remote




Albert Lazzarini (Chair)

LIGO / Caltech

Akira Yamamoto



Item #1 Accident of T3 in Yarm tunnel Kimura (15min.+Q&A)

Item #2 Incident of vacuum leakage Kimura (5min.+Q&A)

Item #3 Incident of optical components Uchiyama (5min.+Q&A)

Item #4 Status of previous recommendations Uchiyama

Sub-committee of the PAB to review safety incidents that occurred in 2020 and 2021.

Incident report for incidents #1 and #2 on agenda: Accident of T3 in Yarm tunnel & Incidents 2

Incident report for incident #3 on agenda: Incident 3

Update on actions from PAB recommendations from 2019, 2020: Update on recommendations from PAM meetings 2019, 2020

Sub-committee report from meeting on 16 December 2021: Sub-committee report