Pathogen Safety Data Sheets

Government of Canada

Infectious Diseases

Government of Canada

Harvard University Biosafety Manual

Harvard University (PDF file)

WHO Labotatory Biosafety Manual 3rd editionl

WHO (PDF file)

Risk Groups and Risk Assessment - Laboratory Biosafety and Biosecurity

Government of Canada

Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) 5th Edition

CDC (PDF file)

Canadian Biosafety Standards and Guidelines

Health Canada

Canadian Biosafety Standard (CBS) Second Edition (2015)

Health Canada

Biological agents: Managing the risks in laboratories and healthcare premises

U.K Health and Safety Executive (PDF file)

Primary Containment for Biohazards: Selection, Installation and Use of Biological Safety Cabinets

(PDF file)

Best Practices for the Assessment and Control of Biological Hazards

Government of Alberta (PDF file)

Biosafety Cabinetry - Design, Construction, Performance, and Field Certification

NSF/ANSI 49 - 2011

The Human Pathogens and Toxins Act (Canada)

Justice Laws Website (CANADA)

Disinfection and Sterilization in All Health Care Settings

(PDF file)

Sample of Biological Risk Assessment Worksheet

(PDF file)

Sterilants and Disinfectants in Healthcare Facilities

Healthcare Environmental Resource Centre

Emerging Infectious Diseases


Biosafety Guidelines and Levels of Containment

Canadian Council on Animal Care

National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases


Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for Handling and Disposal of Infectious Materials

National Academy of Sciences

American Biological Safety Association - Training Tools & Resources


Import Permit Program (IPP)

- The CDC Import Permit Program, or IPP, regulates the importation of infectious biological materials that could cause disease in humans in order to prevent their introduction and spread into the U.S. The program ensures that the importation of these agents is monitored and that facilities receiving permits have appropriate biosafety measures in place to work with the imported agents. - CDC

Biosafety - Publications and Forms


Full Version of Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) 5th Edition


Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety - Universal Precautions


American Biological Safety Association


Centre for Biosecurity - University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre


Laboratory Biosafety PowerPoint Presentation

Peter A. Shult, Ph.D., Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (ppt)

Emergency Preparedness and Response - Bioterrorism


Biological Safety Cabinets


Fundamentals of Working Safely in a Biological Safety Cabinet

CDC online course (2017)

Occupational Hazards Associated with the Care & Use of Laboratory Animals

The University of Iowa

Antimicrobial biocides in the healthcare environment: efficacy, usage, policies, and perceived problems

Jean-Yves Maillard - Ther Clin Risk Manag; v.1(4); Dec 2005

Interim Biosafety Guidance for All Individuals handling Clinical Specimens or Isolates containing 2009-H1N1 Influenza A Virus (Novel H1N1), including Vaccine Strains



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