Environmental, Health and Safety Services

Farm Safety

Confined Spaces

Requirements for entering confined spaces

Emergency Planning

Procedures for dealing with emergencies at Virginia Tech.


Protect employees from ergonomic risk factors such as force and repetition.

Fire and Life Safety

Policies and procedures that satisfy the code and legal obligations of Virginia Tech.

Hazard Monitoring

Information to manage and reduce personnel exposure to hazardous materials.

Hearing Loss Prevention

Information for the protection of the hearing abilities of Virginia Tech employees.

Heat Stress

How to prevent heat stress with water, rest, and shade.


Requirements for the control of hazardous energy sources

Personal Protective Equipment

Hazard evaluation and selection and use of PPE

Respiratory Protection

Information regarding hazard exposures and the use of respiratory devices

Safety and Health Program for Animal Handlers

Safety and Health Program for Employees Working With or Around Animals or Animal Products