UTMB SAFETY MANUAL

2013


Chapter 1  Environmental Health & Safety

Chapter 2  General Safety Rules

Chapter 3  Training

Chapter 4 (Reserved) 

Chapter 5   Fire Safety

Chapter 6  Electrical Safety 

Chapter 7  General Laboratory Safety 

Chapter 8 Chemical Safety

Chapter 9 Biological Safety

Chapter 10 Hazardous Material Disposal

 

 

 

 

 

The UTMB Safety Manual contains the safety related policies and procedures for the UTMB campus.  It also contains reference material for developing individual procedures for your laboratory or work area.

The last review and update occurred 

2013

CHAPTER 9
BIOLOGICAL SAFETY
TABLE OF CONTENTS

1.0 Responsibilities

2.0 General Guidelines for Handling Biological Agents

3.0 Glove Use

4.0 Shipment of Biological Agents

5.0 Transportation and Transfer of Biological Agents

6.0 Aerosols

7.0 Disinfection and Sterilization

8.0 Biological Safety Cabinets

9.0 Procedures for Centrifugation

10.0 Procedures for Spills of Biohazardous & RDNA Materials

11.0 Recombinant DNA

12.0 Notification of Use for Biological Agents and Recombinant DNA

13.0 Laboratory Moves/Transfers/Closures

14.0 Respiratory Protection Program

15.0 Laboratory Training Safety Program

16.0 Reproductive Hazards

17.0 Training Requirements

18.0 Institutional Biosafety Committee

19.0 Appendices

20.0 References

 

Environmental Health & Safety
Biological and Chemical Safety Program
1300 Mechanic St.
Galveston, Texas 77555-1111
409-772-1781