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Biosafety

The University of Cincinnati Biosafety Office is responsible for performing risk assessments to identify hazards and to guide researchers in implementing safety practices and procedures to minimize or eliminate risks associated with research involving biohazardous or potentially biohazardous materials.

 
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Safety Guidance

Electronic Biosafety Manual - eMANUAL

This electronic manual consists of different modules intended to serve as a quick and interactive reference on biological safety matters.

Biotoxin Safety Guide

The Biotoxin Safety Guide was created with the intent of providing general guidance on the use of biological toxins. It is the PIs responsibility to train laboratory personnel on the individual agents and on the specific research techniques.

Safety Fact Sheets

BSC & Bunsen burner

Respiratory protection

Q-fever

Zika Virus

Other Available Training

In addition to the IBC required trainings, the Biosafety Office also offers live training (Introduction to Biosafety and Biosafety Cabinets) upon request. For more information, click HERE.

The Lab Hazard Awareness Training provides general guidance on hazards (biological, chemical, radiological) that may be present in a research lab. It is a good source of information for facility maintenance personnel and new lab staff.

 

Contact

Mailing Address

Biosafety Office (ML 0767)
University of Cincinnati
University Hall, Suite 238
Cincinnati, OH 45221

Street Address

University Hall, Suite 238
51 Goodman Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45221

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General Inquiries

Phone: 513-558-6182

E-mail: inbiocom@ucmail.uc.edu