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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

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Safety

Reference Materials Available in the IGB Safety Office

Biological Safety and Compliance-related

  • Animal Care Policies (USDA APHIS)
  • Animal Welfare Act and Animal Welfare Regulations (USDA APHIS)
  • Anthology of Biosafety 1: Perspectives in Laboratory Design (ABSA)
  • Anthology of Biosafety 2: Facility Design Considerations (ABSA)
  • Anthology of Biosafety 3: Applications of Principles (ABSA)
  • Anthology of Biosafety 4: Issues in Public Health (ABSA)
  • Anthology of Biosafety 6: Arthropod Borne Diseases (ABSA)
  • Anthology of Biosafety 7: Biosafety Level 3 (ABSA)
  • Anthology of Biosafety 8: Evolving Issues in Containment (ABSA)
  • Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (CDC)
  • Control of Communicable Disease Manual (APHA & WHO)
  • Field Guide for the Determination of Biological Contaminants in Environmental Samples (AIHA)
  • Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (NRC)
  • Institutionial Animal Care and Use Committee Guidebook (OLAW)
  • Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (OLAW)

Chemical and General Laboratory Safety-related

  • Handbook of Chemical Health and Safety (ACS)
  • Handbook of Compressed Gases (CGA)
  • Merck Index (Merck)
  • Prudent Practices in the Laboratory (NRC)

Industrial Hygiene-related

  • American National Standard for Laboratory Ventilation (ANSI/AIHA)
  • Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (NSC)

Occupational Health and Safety-related

  • OSHA Standards for General Industry (OSHA)
  • Preventing Occupational Disease and Injury (APHA)

Online Biological Safety References

Online Animal Care References

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (NRC)

Online Laboratory and Chemical Safety References