Environmental, Health and Safety Services

Facility/Workplace Safety

Accident Investigation

Accident investigation guideline and tools for supervisors

Asbestos Operations and Maintenance

Information for those who may work in the vicinity of asbestos containing materials.

Confined Spaces

Requirements for entering confined spaces

Electrical Safety

Information for electrical qualified persons

Emergency Planning

Procedures for dealing with emergencies at Virginia Tech.


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

Fall Protection

Information for use of personal fall arrest systems

Fire and Life Safety

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

Hearing Loss Prevention

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

Indoor Air Quality

Information regarding the health of the Air in VT buildings.

Lead Hazard Control

Information to help minimize the exposure of personnel to lead


Requirements for the control of hazardous energy sources

X-Ray Safety

Proper use of x-ray machines and proper protection for operators of such devices.