The biological safety program at George Mason University is designed to protect workers, the community and the environment from hazards associated with biological materials. Principal Investigators, laboratory personnel, the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), and biosafety staff work together to implement appropriate safety controls, personal protective equipment, and safe work practices.
The George Mason University Biological Safety Manual outlines policies, procedures, and practices for the biosafety program.
The following documents provide important safety information for working with biological materials in George Mason University laboratories:
- Autoclave Safety Guide
- Biological Waste Disposal Guide
- Biosafety Cabinet Use Guide
- Centrifuge Safety Guide
- Equipment Decontamination Certificate
If you have any questions about biological safety at George Mason University, please contact EHS.