Safety Policy

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is committed to provide a Safe & Healthy working environment and achieving an injury free workplace for students, faculty, research staff , technical personnel, visitors & associated members. it will be make certain through safe work practices and team work. IIT Roorkee also strives to continually enhance the safety performance by conducting hazard assessments, implementing safety controls, ensuring legal compliance and providing continual safety training. IIT Roorkee firmly believes that the responsibility for safety must be shared by all those involved in routine & non-routine activities.

Safety Awareness

Gas Cylinder Safety

Certain specific properties of compressed gases make them highly useful in various research activities. These gases, however, can be dangerous if not handled in an appropriate manner. Many of the odorless and colorless gases are highly toxic and flammable and this calls for utmost care while handling them.
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Machine Guarding

Moving machine parts have the potential to cause severe workplace injuries, such as crushed fingers or hands, amputations, burns, or blindness. Safeguards are essential for protecting workers from these preventable injuries. Any machine part, function, or process that may cause injury must be safeguarded.
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A cryogenic liquid is defined as a liquid with a normal boiling point below -240°F (-150°C, 123°K). The most commonly used industrial gases that are transported, handled, and stored in the liquid state at cryogenic temperatures are argon, helium, hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen. Any machine part, function,
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Confined Space Safety

Work in confined spaces can be dangerous. You need to be aware of the risks and know how to prevent them. Work in confined spaces can kill or cause injuries in any industries/organization, ranging from those involving complex plant/process
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Fire Safety

Fire safety is the set of practices intended to reduce the destruction caused by fire. Fire safety measures include those that are intended to prevent ignition of an uncontrolled fire, and those that are used to limit the development and effects of a fire after it starts.
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Lockout & Tagout (LOTO)

Lockout/Tagout refers to specific practices and procedures to safeguard employees from the unexpected energization or startup of machinery and equipment, or the release of hazardous energy during service or maintenance activities.
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