Biosafety

The University of Lethbridge Biosafety program, developed and administered by Risk and Safety Services (RSS), assists faculty, staff and students with the safe use of biological materials at the University in accordance with legislative and University requirements as well as best practices in the field. RSS provides extensive consultation services in biosafety, training and awareness, safety equipment testing, regulatory support, and emergency preparedness and response services to the campus community working with biological materials, particularly biohazardous materials.

Contact the Biosafety Officer for all questions or inquiries regarding Biosafety.

UofL Biosafety Code of Practice: Bio CoP 01MAY2016.pdf

Human Pathogens and Toxins Act: http://lois-laws.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/H-5.67/index.html

Human Pathogens Importation Regulations: http://lois-laws.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/SOR-94-558/index.html

Canadian Biosafety Standard: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/lbg-ldmbl-04

Canadian Biosafety Handbook: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/lbg-ldmbl-04

Biosafety Directives, Advisories and Notifications: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/lbg-ldmbl-04

CBS Biosafety App: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/lbg-ldmbl-04

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Template: SOP Template 2013.docx

Good Microbiological Laboratory Practices.docx

Guidelines for working with AAV.docx