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BIOLOGICAL SAFETY MANUAL

THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA at CHAPEL HILL
Health and Safety Office
August 2000

To request a paper copy of the complete manual, please call EHS at 962-5507.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Occupational Hazards in Microbiological Laboratories
Chapter 3 Principles of Biosafety
Chapter 4 Description of Laboratory Biosafety Levels
Chapter 5 Description of Vertebrate Animal Biosafety Levels
Chapter 6 Risk Assessment
Chapter 7 Recommended Biosafety Levels for Infectious Agents and Infected Animals
Chapter 8 Agent Summary Statements
Chapter 9 Biosafety in Laboratories Handling Human Blood
Chapter 10 Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules
Chapter 11 Hazards of Cell and Tissue Culture Systems
Chapter 12 Safe Handling of Laboratory Animals
Chapter 13 Laboratory Techniques for Biohazard Control
Chapter 14 Biological Safety Cabinets
Chapter 15 Decontamination and Disposal
Chapter 16 Clean Up of Biohazardous Spills
Chapter 17 Transportation and Transfer of Biological Agents
Chapter 18 Guidelines for Work With Toxins of Biological Origin
Chapter 19 Laboratory Security and Emergency Response Planning
App 15A Decontamination and Disposal of Infectious Waste
Table 1 Comparison of Biological Safety Cabinet Characteristics and Applications

 





 

 

 


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