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Jan 24, 2017
Pathogen Safety Data Sheets and Risk Assessment

Pathogen Safety Data Sheets (PSDSs) (previously titled Material Safety Data Sheets for infectious substances) are technical documents that describe the hazardous properties of a human pathogen and recommendations for work involving these agents in a laboratory setting.

Source: Health Canada

Jan 24, 2017
CDC Biosafety Homepage

Information from the CDC Office of Health and Safety on Biosafety topics include Health and Human Services Regulations, Publications, Guidelines and Information Sheets.

Source: CDC

Jan 24, 2017
Laboratory Biosafety Manual - Third Edition

The Laboratory Biosafety Manual has provided practical guidance on biosafety techniques for use in laboratories at all levels. For this last edition, the manual has been extensively revised and expanded. Electronic resources include versions in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian and Italian.

Source: WHO

Jan 01, 2013
Guidelines for Safe Work Practices in Human and Animal Medical Diagnostic Laboratories: Recommendations of a CDC-convened, Biosafety Blue Ribbon Panel

This report offers guidance and recommends biosafety practices specifically for human and animal clinical diagnostic laboratories.

Source: CDC

Jan 01, 2010
Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories 5th Edition

This 5th edition of the BMBL is an advisory document recommending best practices for the safe conduct of work in biomedical and clinical laboratories from a biosafety perspective, and is not intended as a regulatory document though we recognize that it will be used that way by some.

Source: CDC