Learn more about the Biosafety Program at McMaster. Includes Biohazard Utilization Protocol, Biohazard Approvals, Sending & Receiving Biologicals and additional Biosafety Administration topics.
Learn more about Biohazard Lab Practices. Includes Lab Specific Information, Standard Operating Procedures, Waste Disposal resources and additional lab practices topics.
Learn more about Biohazard Training. Includes required biosafety training courses, retraining frequencies and additional training topics.
Learn more about Biosafety Audits. Includes audit checklist, audit schedules, how to address audit deficiencies and additional audit topics.
McMaster's Biosafety Program is described in Risk Management Manual (RMM) 600 and serves University Stakeholders conducting controlled activities with applicable Biological Material.
Please complete and submit the Biosafety Applicability Assessment Form to verify if your work applies to the Biosafety Program & Policies.
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Sending & Receiving Biologicals requires PRIOR notification to the BSO & Customs and may require additional documentation. Click Learn More for more information.
The Presidential Biosafety Advisory Committee has developed a number of guidance documents related to Biosafety and Biosecurity. Click Learn More for more information.
Visit the MBSO Lab SOPs page to learn more about documentation requirements and download template SOPs for Biohazard Labs.
All workers listed on a Biohazard Utilization Protocol (BUP) are automatically sent the Biosafety Newsletter. If you do not receive the newsletter this means you are not listed on a BUP.
Click here to subscribe to the Newsletter and be added to your lab's BUP.
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