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Integrated European Checklist for Laboratory Biorisk Management in Handling of High Consequence Risk Group 3 and 4 Agents (ECL-Biorisk)

Organizations responsible for aspects of design, building, operation and maintenance of high containment laboratories require increasingly robust biosafety and biosecurity practices, able to identify risks and introduce infrastructure and operational controls that prevent unintentional and intentional release of pathogens.

The developed document can be used as a tool for self-evaluation to assess current biorisk management systems. It also provides a valid and robust set of tools able to demonstrate to third parties consistent biorisk management systems that provide confidence for sample exchange in the framework of diagnostic and research activities, personnel transfer, as well as for accreditation processes.

Date of issue January 6, 2016 PDF (914 KB, File does not meet accessibility standards.)





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