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.

Biosafety Program

UofL Biosafety Code of Practice

Good Microbiological Laboratory Practices

Guildelines for Working with AAV

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Template

Biosafety Permits

New Biosafety Permit Application

Biosafety Plan Template

Bioliogical Risk Group and Containment Level Assessment Template

Hazard Assessment

Biosafety Permit Amendment

Biosafety Permit Renewal

Pathogen and Toxin Request/Order 

Other Resources

Laboratory Biosasfety ad Biosecurity 

Canadian Biosafety Standards and Guidelines

Human Pathogens and Toxins Act

Human Pathogens Importation Regulations