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Institute Environment, Health, and Safety Policy

The California Institute of Technology is committed to conducting activities in a manner that promotes the safety and health of faculty, staff, students, and visitors and minimizes risk to Caltech property. Activities at Caltech are to be conducted in accordance with the Environment, Health, and Safety Policy.

Injury and Illness Prevention Program

As part of the Institute's commitment to safety and health, Caltech has adopted an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) which describes specific requirements for program responsibility, compliance, communication, hazard assessment, and accident/exposure investigations.

Chemical Hygiene Plan

The purpose of Caltech's Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) is to establish a written program that provides for and supports the procedures, equipment, personal protective equipment, and work practices for protecting laboratory personnel from potential health hazards of using hazardous chemicals in the laboratory.