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Extra guidance


SACGM Compendium of Guidance - explanatory line to follow

Safety signage: biological hazards - Suggested safety signage to be used where deliberate work with hazardous biological material is carried out 

Statutory licences guidance – a list of notifications and licensing that may be required when working with biological material

Advisory committee on dangerous pathogens - This is a regulatory approved list and should be read in conjunction with COSHH and relevant ACDP guidance.  Biological agents appearing in the approved list are categorised on the basis of their ability to cause harm (e.g. disease by infection), from 1 (low hazard) to 4 (high hazard).

Hazard groups categorisation - information about the categorisation of hazardous biological material into Hazard Groups.

Handling human materials - provides information on the main areas to consider when you plan to undertake work with human materials in a laboratory setting


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Biological Safety Extra Guidance Downloads