Environmental, Health and Safety Services

Chemical/Biological/Radiation Labs

Biological Safety

Information for researchers using biohazardous materials.

Bloodborne Pathogens

Safety policies for employees who have a potential for exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens

Chemical Safety

Information regarding hazardous chemical use, handling, and storage for the Chemical Hygiene Plan and the Hazard Communication Plan.

Fire and Life Safety

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

First Aid/CPR/AED

Training and certification requirements for first aid

Hazard Monitoring

Information to manage and reduce personnel exposure to hazardous materials.

Isotope Ordering

Information on ordering and management of isotopes.

Laser Safety

Explains the compliance requirements for the proper use of Class 3b & 4 lasers.


Safety Information on working with nano materials

Radiation Safety

Information regarding radioisotopes and any equipment generating or releasing radiation.

Regulated Medical Waste

This program contains safety practices for the packaging and disposal for regulated medical waste.

Respiratory Protection

Information regarding hazard exposures and the use of respiratory devices

Waste Removal

This program explains how to properly dispose of waste that should not be simply thrown away.