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BIOSAFETY MANUALS & GUIDELINES FOR RISKS ASSESSMENT

 Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada:

Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines, Third Edition, 2004

 EU

Report Checklist

European Commission:

Commission Decision 2000/608/EC of 27 September 2000 concerning the guidance notes for risk assessment outlined in Annex III of Directive 90/219/EEC on the contained use of genetically modified micro-organisms

European Environmental Agency:

Environmental Risk Assessment - Approaches, Experiences and Information Sources, Environmental issue report N4, 1998, European Environment Agency
Last modified: April 13, 2011

 USA

CDC/NIH:

Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) 5th Edition, 2007
Revised: December 2009

 WHO

Biorisk Management:

Laboratory Biosafety Manual, Third Edition, 2004

Laboratory Biosecurity Guidance, WHO/CDS/EPR/2006.6, September 2006

Biosafety containment facilities, Equipment, Practices

 NIH

The Council of the European Union:

Council Directive 98/81/EC of 26 October 1998 amending Directive 90/219/EEC on the contained use of genetically modified micro-organisms, Annex IV : Containment and other protective measures

 WHO

Guidance on regulations for the Transport of Infectious Substances 2011-2012

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:

European Committee for Standardization: CEN Standards - TC 233 Biotechnologies

ISO standards: ICS field 13.340, Protective equipment

OSHA

Personal protective equipment                                            

BIOSAFETY CABINETS:

 CDC/NIH

Primary containment for Biohazards: selection installation and use of Biological Safety Cabinets, 2nd Edition, September 2000

 NSF International

The Public Health and Safety Company™: Biosafety cabinetry

Public Health Agency Canada,The Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines 3rd Edition 2004, Chapter 9: Biological Safety Cabinets

Terminology Changes in the 2002 Revision of NSF 49 NSF/ANSI Standard  49 – 2002: Class II Biological Safety Cabinets Types                      


ARTICLES AND OTHER RELEVANT RESOURCES:

 ABSA

Applied biosafety:

Journal of the American  Biological Safety Association, Volume 10, Number 1, 2005 British Antarctic Survey

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