EHS supports the safety and well-being of all MIT employees, providing the education and knowledge they need to safely navigate their area of the Institute.
Whether you are planning a renovation, or you have concerns about your work area, we are here to assess and address all asbestos related issues.
We have created a comprehensive program covering safety and regulatory requirements for the many crane and hoisting systems, from fractional chain-falls to multi-ton overhead cranes, that are spread across campus.
Setting the standard for work best practices and safeguarding against injuries, we ensure those handling electrical equipment have adequate training and experience.
We provide information to the the MIT community on how to avoid potential fire hazards in all areas of the campus.
Helping employees who work in non-laboratory work areas or operations (referred to as HAZCOM areas) where hazardous chemicals are used or stored to implement protective measures.
From monitoring exposure to recommending hearing protection, our services help community members limit damaging exposure to noise.
Guidelines and review process for individuals and groups hiring or hosting minors that involve activities in labs, shops and other areas that have health- and safety-related hazards.
We provide specific safety precautions for cutting and welding (Hot Work) operations and requirements necessary to obtain a Hot Work Permit.
Providing best practices for the safe operation of laser cutting equipment, avoiding hazards to your person and property.
Providing a Model Energy Control (LOTO) Program that outlines LOTO requirements including roles and responsibilities, written energy control procedures (ECPs), periodic inspection requirements, and staff training.
Helping employees navigate the processes involved in reporting an injury or illness obtained on the job.
From assessing your needs to guidance on proper care and maintenance, we help assure you are adequately protected from hazards associated with your work.