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Protecting people and the environment so MIT can improve the world.


Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) Response
MIT is actively tracking the Covid-19 (coronavirus) situation. See the Institute's Covid-19 response along with guidance from MIT Medical. For Research Continuity Guidance see Office of VP Research – Research Administration Services. We have also developed a EHS COVID-19 FAQ to address questions from the community.

Please note, EHS is available to assist you as usual, either in person or remotely. For contact information please visit the EHS Team Directory or email

Our Vision
Our Vision

We partner with the entire MIT community to maintain a safe, healthy, and environmentally sustainable place to learn, work, live, and play. We develop practical, efficient, sustainable, and adaptable solutions that identify, assess, and minimize risk, continually striving to meet new challenges to support innovation in the research community.

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Making hand sanitizer for front-line campus workers

EHS responding to national shortage by producing, testing, and distributing its own product for the MIT community.

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