Safety at EGO is under the direct responsibility of EGO Director.
The person in charge of the implementation and enforcement of the safety rules is the Health, safety and security officer Carlo Fabozzi (

In order to ensure the health, safety and security on site it has been established the EGO Safety Group. Its mission consists in:
  • Defining a policy for the elimination and prevention of dangers and risks in order to improve working conditions
  • Contributing to the awareness of dangers
  • Participating in the elaboration of new technical projects that include safety aspects
  • Ensuring that the law is enforced
EGO is certified BS:OHSAS 18001:2007 since 2016 and migration to ISO 45001 is scheduled for 2019.

To accomplish its mission the Safety Group refers to the Safety and Security Officer and responsibilities are organized as follows:

Representative of the employees for safety (RLS):
Medical Control: (Dott. Massimiliano Guidi)
Laser expert (till 31/01/2020):
Cryogenics and Vacuum technologies expert:
Electrical expert:
Responsible for the maintenance of the lifting apparatuses:
Responsible for the maintenance of the mechanical workshop
Responsible for the civil engineering works:
Responsible for the Global Security System and for the respect of the Privacy Law:
'First-aid & fire-fighting' EGO team:
External company for the site security: Corpo Vigili Giurati Pisa


Internal emergency number during normal working hours: 2222
Emergency numbers outside working hours:

0112: Carabinieri
0113: Polizia
0115: Vigili del Fuoco
0118: Pronto intervento sanitario

External Security Service at EGO outside normal working hours : 366 13 99 730


To be updated by January 2020


OHSAS 18001:2007 Politica aziendale in materia di salute e sicurezza EGO-PRO-SEC-128
Alarms How to recognize an alarm at EGO site (#1) EGO-PRO-SEC-116
Alarms How to recognize an alarm at EGO site (#2) EGO-PRO-SEC-117
Alarms How to recognize an alarm at EGO site (#3) EGO-PRO-SEC-118
Alarms How to recognize an alarm at EGO site (#4) EGO-PRO-SEC-119
Global-Laser General Safety rules to respect within EGO site EGO-PRO-SEC-14
Global Emergency and Evacuation Plan EGO-PRO-SEC-7
Confined spaces Extraction procedure of an inconscious person inside Virgo's experimental towers EGO-PRO-SEC-101
Isolated places Internal memorandum on the works in isolated places EGO-ORG-60-2019
Security Use of the badge EGO-ADM-112-2004
Security How to react in case of terrorist attack EGO-PRO-SEC-127
Security Management of visitors by EGO/Virgo people EGO-PRO-SEC-109
External Interferences with external companies management EGO-PRO-SEC-64
External Safety plan for external companies EGO-PRO-SEC-27
Pressure Safety use of compressed bottles EGO-PRO-SEC-58
Vacuum/Laser Procedures to respect for any work on the towers EGO-PRO-SEC-57
Laser Procedures to respect in case of intervention on the Thermal Compensation System (Obsolete, to be updated soon) EGO-PRO-SEC-55
Cryogenics Prevention and protection: procedures to act. EGO-PRO-SEC-52
Cryogenics Procedures to respect in case of Liquid Nitrogen utilization EGO-NOT-SEC-48
Cryogenics O2 sensor: technical sheet #1 EGO-MAN-SEC-49
Cryogenics O2 sensor: technical sheet #2 EGO-MAN-SEC-50
Hoisting Safety rules to respect for a correct use of the beam cranes (1/2) EGO-MAN-SEC-31
Hoisting Safety rules to respect for a correct use of the beam cranes (2/2) EGO-PRO-SEC-32
Mechanical Rules to respect in the mechanical workshop EGO-MAN-SEC-30
Electrical Safety procedures for any access to electrical cabins EGO-PRO-SEC-26
Chemical Internal regulations on Isopropanol use EGO-PRO-SEC-13
First-Aid Manual for First-Aiders EGO-PRO-SEC-78
First-Aid Basic Life Support EGO-PRO-SEC-77
First-Aid Basic Life Support & Defibrillation EGO-PRO-SEC-76

GENERAL INFORMATION: Italian regulations, good practices, ... (INTERNAL USE ONLY)

Global Information about alcohol/Alcol e Lavoro EGO-MAN-SEC-108
Global Non-smoking regulations/Divieto di fumare EGO-NOT-SEC-65
Mechanical Use of forklifts/Lavori con carrelli elevatori EGO-PRO-SEC-66
Global Work on computers/Lavoro al Videoterminale EGO-PRO-SEC-67
Global Work at height/Lavori in quota EGO-PRO-SEC-68
Mechanical Manual lifting of heavy objects/Movimentazione Manuale dei Carichi EGO-PRO-SEC-69
Electricity Electrical hazard/Rischio elettrico EGO-PRO-SEC-70
Global Work related information for mothers of young children/Tutela della maternita' e paternita' EGO-PRO-SEC-71
Global Interferences management / Affidamento di lavori e procedure di sicurezza (gestione delle interferenze) EGO-PRO-SEC-72
Global Responsibility and laws in force with regard to the Decree 81-2008 / Obblighi e Responsabilita' in materia di sicurezza sul lavoro per Datore di Lavoro, Dirigenti e Preposti EGO-PRO-SEC-73
Global Italian Decree in matter of Safety (Dlgs 81/2008 updated with 106/2009 / Obblighi e Responsabilita' in matteria di sicurezza (Dlgs 81/2008 aggiornato con 106/2009 VIR-0558A-09