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  • 1.0 - Emergency - x7777 and Contacts

    • 1.1 - Emergency - x7777 and Contacts (Safety Information, Employee Handout, Emergency Assistance)

    • 1.2 - Generalized Biological Spill Protocol

  • 2.0 - Read Me First

    • 2.1 - Read Me First (Orientation)

    • 2.2 - Empty

    • 2.3 - Empty

    • 2.4 - Biosafety Info Site Index

  • 3.0 - Biosafety and Recombinant DNA

    • 3.1 - Empty

    • 3.2 - Training

      • 3.2.1 - Read Me First

        • 3.2.1.A - Read Me First (Training Folder)

      • 3.2.2 - CDC Biosafety Slide Show (General Biosafety Training)

        • 3.2.2.A - CDC Biosafety Slide Show (abridged)

        • 3.2.2.B - Training Documentation Sheet (Use this sheet to document all training)

      •  3.2.3 - Lab Equipment and Practices (Biosafety Training on Specific Subjects)

        • 3.2.3.A - Biological Safety Cabinets (BSCs; aka Tissue Culture Hoods)

        • 3.2.3.B - Centrifuge Aerosol Biosafety

        • 3.2.3.C - Biosafety Levels (BSL or BL) and Practices Summaries

          • 3.2.3.C.1 - BSL-1 to BSL-3 BMBL Summary for Labs

          • 3.2.3.C.2 - ABSL-1 & 2 BMBL Summary for Animal Labs

        • 3.2.3.D - Background information about exposures to aerosols

        • 3.2.3.E - Practical information about aerosols and procedures/equipment that generate them

        • 3.2.3.F - Setting up aspirators and where to order vacuum system filters
        • 3.2.3.G - Importing, exporting, interstate domestic shipping, etc.

        • 3.2.3.H - Regulated Medical Waste Definitions and Guidance

        • 3.2.3.J - Discussions about Tissue/Cell Culture Contamination

        • 3.2.3.K - The NIH rDNA Guidelines Explained

        • 3.4.3.L - Hazards of Chemical Powders movie
        • 3.2.3.M - Autoclave Safety

        • 3.2.3.N - Sharps Containers and Labeling

        • 3.2.3.O - Generalized Biological Spill Protocol, same doc as above
        • 3.2.3.P - Lab Hygiene and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
      • 3.2.4 - Animal User’s Safety Training

        • 3.2.4.A - Animal User’s Safety Training PowerPoint Slide Show

        • 3.2.4.B - Folder containing two folders that are support files for 3.2.4.A

        • 3.2.4.C - Fact Sheet on Lab Animal Allergies and Practices

        • 3.2.4.D - EPA Satellite Area Storage of Hazardous Waste
        • 3.2.4.E - UConn Health Center Occupational Animal Exposure Surveillance Program

        • 3.2.4.F - NIOSH Alert on Asthma Prevention

        • 3.2.4.G - The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

        • 3.2.4.H - Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Research Animals

        • 3.2.4.I - CDC Resources for Herpes B in handlers of macaques
        • 3.2.4.J - CDC Recommendations for Prevention and Therapy of Herpes B virus
        • 3.2.4.K - Documenting Occupational (human) hazards in Animal Work, e.g., Animal Care Protocols and ACC Safety Protocols.
    • 3.3 - BIO Laws, Guidelines and Summaries

      • 3.3.1 - Laws-BBP, Military, Bioterror, CTDPH

        • 3.3.1.A - Laws Affecting Biomedical Research

          • 3.3.1.A.1 - A partial list of laws that affect biomedical research
        • 3.3.1.B - Antibioterrorism

          • 3.3.1.B.1  - CDC Select Agent Regulations: Possession, Use, and Transfer of Select Agents and Toxins, 42 CFR Part 7 or on the web site.

          • 3.3.1.B.2 - USDA Select Agent Regulations: Agricultural Bioterrorism Protection Act of 2002; Possession, Use, and Transfer of Biological Agents and Toxins, 7 CFR Part 331 and 9 CFR Part 121

          • 3.3.1.B.3 - CDC/USDA Select Agent List

          • 3.3.1.B.4 - Bioresearch portions of the Patriot Act

          • 3.3.1.B.5 - 42 CFR Part 72.6 Regulation

          • 3.3.1.B.6 - CDC Select Agent Program (SAP)

            • 3.3.1.B.6.a  - SAP Helpful Resources (FAQs, exemptions, etc.)

          • 3.3.1.B.7 - USDA Select Agent Program

        • 3.3.1.C - Bloodborne Pathogen

        • 3.3.1.D - State of Connecticut Biolaws

          • 3.3.1.D.1 - Connecticut Public Health Code19a-36-A (Requires registration for Infectious Agents)

          • 3.3.1.D.2 - Requirements for Institutions with BSL-3 Facilities

        • 3.3.1.E - Biosafety in Military and DOD Funded Labs

          • 3.3.1.E.1 - Biological Defense Safety Program Policy and Procedures

          • 3.3.1.E.2 - Biological Defense Safety Program Technical Requirements

      • 3.3.2 - NIH rDNA Guidelines, BMBL, Summaries

    • 3.4 - Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP), UConn Health Center

      • 3.4.1 - BBP Exposure Control Plan

      • 3.4.2 - BBP Rule Summary 2002

      • 3.4.3 - BBP Related + Needles

        • 3.4.3.A - Empty

        • 3.4.3.B - Monoject Instructions

        • 3.4.3.C - Safety Syringes (Excel file)

      • 3.4.4 - BBP Web training – Initial and Annual - call x2723 for information.

    • 3.5 - Connecticut State Registration

      • 3.5.1 - Read Me First

      • 3.5.2 - Forms

      • 3.5.3 - State Lab Checklist

      • 3.5.4 - State Animal Lab Checklist

      • 3.5.5 - Biohazard Spill Outside the Biological Safety Cabinet (Biological Hood)

    • 3.6 - Risk Groupings of Organisms - Risk Group and Biosafety Level Definitions; Risk Groups for Bacteria, Fungi, Viruses, Parasites

      • 3.6.1 - Miscellaneous

        • 3.6.1.A - Study of pathogenicity of various lab strains of E.coli

        • 3.6.1.B - NCI biosafety for use of Adenovirus

  • 4.0 - Chemical Safety

    • 4.1 - UConn Health Center Chemical Guidelines

      • 4.1.1 - Chemical Hygiene Plan 2003

      • 4.1.2 - UConn Health Center chemical Carcinogen Guidelines

      • 4.1.3 - Antineoplastic & Hazardous Drug Safety

    • 4.2 - CHEMLaws

      • 4.2.1 - OSHA Hazardous Chemical Regulations: Occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in laboratories. – 29 CFR Part 1910.1450

    • 4.3 - ChemWaste

      • 4.3.1 - Hazard Chemical Waste EPA List

    • 4.4 - Empty

    • 4.5 - Prudent Practices Book

      • 4.5.1 - Prudent Practices in the Laboratory: Handling and Disposal of Chemicals

    • 4.6 - ChemMovie

      • 4.6.1 - Hazards of Chemical Powders Movie; same as above

  • 5.0 - Transport - Shipping

    • 5.1 - Overview

    • 5.2 - Shipping Permits and Regulations

      • 5.2.1 - CDC Instructions and Link to Import Permit (infectious to humans)

        • 5.2.1.A - DHHS Regulations

          • 5.2.1.A.1 - Transport

          •  5.2.1.A.2 - Biowarfare

            • 5.2.1.A.2.a - 42 CFR Part 1003: Possession, Use, and Transfer of Select Agents and Toxins; Final Rule

            • 5.2.1.A.2.b - Current DHHS and USDA Listed Biological Agents

      • 5.2.2 - Department of Transportation

        • 5.2.2.A - Read Me First

        • 5.2.2.B - Infectious Disease Interstate Transport

      • 5.2.3 - USDA Permit

        • 5.2.3.A - Import and Interstate Transport Permit Forms

          • 5.2.3.A.1 - Empty

          • 5.2.3.A.2 - NCIE (USDA National Center for Import and Export) Instructions Interpretations

            • 5.2.3.A.2.a - NCIE Instructions and permit forms

            • 5.2.3.A.2.b - Guidelines for Products that do not Require an Import Permit (USDA)

        • 5.2.3.B - The USDA Regulations

          • 5.2.3.B.1 - Transport Permits

          • 5.2.3.B.2 - Biowarfare

    • 5.3 - Exporting

      • 5.3.1 - Don't Let This Happen To You (Don't export the wrong thing to the wrong person)

      • 5.3.2 - Export Licensing Information

  • 6.0 - Waste

    • 6.1 - Biomed Waste

      • 6.1.1 - UConn Health Center Medical Waste Rules

    • 6.2 - Waste Laws

      • 6.2.1 - Connecticut General Statutes Medical Waste

      • 6.2.2 - Hazard Chemical Waste EPA List

  • 7.0 - Electronic Hazard Symbols

    • 7.1 - Electronic Hazard Symbols (Word doc)

    • 7.2 - Electronic Hazard Symbols

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