Information for Investigators

Biosafety Manual

Roles and Responsibilities

Biohazardous Spills

Biohazardous Waste Disposal Guidelines

Biosafety Cabinets

Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan

Centrifuge Guidance (PDF)

Checklist for New Researchers

Hatavirus Fact Sheet [PDF]

Institutional Review of Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC)

Laboratory Personnel and Training [PDF]

Select Agents and Toxins

IBC Policy for Classification of Biological Material as a Biohazard and Expectations for Working in the Laboratory

Teaching Laboratories:

Zoonotic Diseases Fact Sheet [PDF]

Texas A&M Rules and Regulations

University Rules and Standard Administrative Procedures

System Regulations

Other Biosafety Resources

Arthropod Containment Guidelines 

Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL)

Canada Public Health Service’s Pathogen Safety Data Sheets (PSDS) for Infectious Substances

CDC’s Guideline for Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities, 2008

Do I need a CDC Import Permit? Online Tool

Guidelines for Biosafety in Teaching Laboratories (ASM)

Guideline for Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities (CDC)

Guidelines for Safe Work Practices in Human and Animal Medical Diagnostic Laboratories (CDC)

Johns Hopkins Antibiotic (ABX) Guide

Laboratory Biosafety Manual 3rd Edition, World Health Organization: Available in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian, Italian, Georgian, Japanese, Serbian, and Vietnamese

NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules (NIH Guidelines)

Selected EPA-registered Disinfectants (EPA)

USDA Permits – Veterinary Services

USDA Permit – Biotechnology (BRS)

USDA Permits – Plant Health