Working Together to Protect People and Planet: Environment, Health and Safety at MIT

Dear MIT Community,

MIT is committed to health and safety, and environmental stewardship and sustainability on campus, in the communities of which we are a part, and globally. This website serves as a resource for EHS information pertinent to MIT and as a pointer to tools and services for use by those of you who work or study at MIT to address your EHS needs and responsibilities. The website provides:

  • Information about the MIT EHS policy and EHS Management System
  • Information about the EHS Office services to support the MIT community
  • Guidance to address EHS regulatory requirements and support best EHS practices
  • For MIT community, tools such as:
    • The EHS training needs assessment to determine your EHS training requirements, to schedule training, and to access web training
    • An on-line hazardous waste collection request system
    • A chemical inventory system

In addition to information related to EHS practice at MIT, this website contains content that highlights or points to other initiatives and resources at MIT related to health and safety and environmental stewardship and sustainability.

The EHS website is provided to you by the MIT EHS Office. Please contact us for assistance by calling 617-452-3477, or email at Or visit our office at the following location between 8am & 5pm, Monday-Friday:

MIT Environment Health and Safety Office
265 Massachusetts Ave
N52-496, 4th floor
Cambridge, MA 02139


In case of a major emergency: see MIT Emergency Information - To contact Campus Police during an emergency, dial 100 or 617-253-1212.


Unmanned Aircraft Systems

EHS has developed a new guideline document for Unmanned Aircraft Systems . Visit sog_0165.pdf

Looking for Web-based Course Development Services

MIT EHS is looking for Instructional Design services to develop web-based training.

EHS Emergency Response Guide