UTMB SAFETY MANUAL

UTMB SAFETY MANUAL

2015

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 

2015

CHAPTER 9 - BIOLOGICAL SAFETY


TABLE OF CONTENTS

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

 

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Responsibilities

General Guidelines for Handling Biological Agents

Glove Use

Shipment of Biological Agents

Transportation and Transfer of Biological Agents

Aerosols

Disinfection and Sterilization

Biological SafetyCabinets

Procedures for Centrifugation

Procedures for Spills of Biohazardous and RDNA Materials

 

 

 

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Recombinant DNA

Notification of Use for Biological Agents and Recombinant DNA

Laboratory Moves/Transfers/Closures

Respiratory Protection Program

Laboratory Training Safety Program

Reproductive Hazards

Training Requirements

Institutional Biosafety Committee

Appendices

References

 

Environmental Health & Safety
Biological and Chemical Safety Program
1302 Mechanic St.
Galveston, Texas 77555-1111
409-772-1781