The entire site of EGO and its main installation, i.e. the Virgo interferometer, is by law under the responsability of the EGO Director for the safeguard of safety and security within the site.

The officer responsible for the application of safety and security regulations and provisions is Frédéric Richard, who has the mandate by the EGO director of enforcing these regulations and provisions to all persons present in the site, including EGO staff members, Virgo collaborators, visitors and employees of firms acting on site.

Any visitor or first time newcomer is expected to present him/herself at the Reception on arrival on site, in order to register his/her presence