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The purpose of the FIU Biosafety manual is to minimize employee and student exposure to biohazardous agents and to ensure that all university laboratories operate in compliance with regulations mandated by governmental regulatory and credentialing agencies.

The procedures set forth in the FIU Biosafety manual apply to all university laboratory facilities in which exposure to known or potentially biohazardous agents may occur.

Manual Index

  1. Introduction
  2. Principles of Biosafety
  3. Risk Assessment
  4. Biosafety Levels
  5. Laboratory Procedure Guidelines
  6. Laboratory equipment
  7. Biological Safety Cabinets (BSC)
  8. Biohazardous/Biomedical Waste
  9. Biohazardous Spills
  10. Laboratory Inspections
  11. Sterilization/Disinfection
  12. Shipping Biological Materials