Environmental, Health and Safety Services

Program Summary

Applies to:

This program applies to contractors and subcontractors performing renovation, demolition, installation or maintenance operations on Virginia Tech properties and departmental designees responsible for coordinating this program.


Departments using contractors must designate a coordinator to interact with contractors and subcontractors to ensure relative information is exchanged and exposures to the public and Virginia Tech employees are minimized or eliminated. Designees must be familiar with the requirements and policies expressed in the guide.

Contractors are responsible for taking all steps necessary to establish, administer and enforce health and safety rules and regulations as established by the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (VDLI) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Contact information, usable 24 hours a day, for the contractor's representative must be provided to the Project Manager.