Biosafety Presentation and Resources

Prepared by Ruth A. Gyure, Western CT State University

for the 18th Annual American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators

June 2-5, 2011

Gyure Powerpoint presentation

Center For Disease Control: Guidelines for Biosafety Laboratory Competency (MMWR, April 15, 2011)

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

American Biological Safety Association (has catalogue of Risk Group information searchable by genus and species)

Program for the 16th Annual American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators (May 28-31, 2009) Scroll down almost to bottom for links to Christopher Woolverton presentation handouts.

Sample Laboratory Biosafety Checklist I (State of Connecticut)

Sample Laboratory Bosafety Checklist II (State of Connecticut)

 Dual Use Guidelines (dual use is defined as research that can be misapplied or abused in a way that poses a threat to others or the environment)

Pathogen Safety Data Sheets (Public Health Agency of Canada)

Chemical Material Safety Data Info (MSDS) ..this user-friendly searchable database is available free online from Vermont Safety Information Resources Inc.

CDC on Handwashing

Proper glove use

ASM Biosafety policy page with resource links

 

The important and interesting case of the Salmonella outbreak 2011  (CDC source)