Lab Coats – Basic Personal Protection

Lab coats are a necessary form of protection in labs at MIT when working with hazardous chemicals, biological materials, and open sources of radiation. The information accessible from this site is aimed at aiding researchers in choosing the proper lab coats and obtaining them in a convenient and practical manner. 

Choosing a Lab Coat (EHS Website)

Preferred Vendors for Lab Coats (VPF Website)

Lab Coat Video Contest

The MIT EHS office sponsored a lab coat video contest in early 2014 that was open to the entire MIT community. Entries to the contest showcased both the importance of proper PPE and the creativity of the MIT community.

And the winner is. . . 

Coming in second place. . . 

You can view the original rules and guidelines here.