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Safety Policy Committee

The Safety Policy Committee exists to formulate and update, as needed, various safety-related policies, programs and manuals.  Responsibility for the implementation of these policies, programs and manuals rests with the individual departments and units. The Director of Environmental Health and Safety, with assistance from the campus-wide Safety Working Group and designated academic safety officers, monitors compliance. Questions regarding safety issues should be directed to Cindy Chaffee, Director of Environmental Health and Safety at 312.567.3084 or

Asbestos Operations & Maintenance Program

Bloodborne Pathogens Policy

Chemical Hygiene Policy for Lab Safety Standards

Contractor Safety Policy

Electric Safety

Fall Protection Program

IIT Fire & Life Safety Manual

Hazard Communication Program

Incident Investigation Policy

    • Incident Investigation Form

Laboratory and Workshop Safety Policy

Laboratory Safety Inspection Policy

Laser Safety Program

Life Safety Inspection Policy

Lockout/Tagout Program

Occupational Health Program - Animal Laboratories

Office Safety

Respiratory Protection Program

Storage of Surplus Materials

Vacant Laboratory Guide

Radiation Safety Policy

RCRA Contingency Plan

Safe Handling of Carcinogens