Handbook of Applied Biosecurity for Life Science Laboratories

This handbook provides guidance for personnel who work with infectious pathogens and toxins that may affect the health of humans, animals and plants. It aims to engage scientists, laboratory employees and students in laboratory biosecurity, and to provide practical advice that will ensure the secure handling and storage of biological materials.

GAO-18-422: Biological Select Agents and Toxins Actions Needed to Improve Management of DOD's Biosafety and Biosecurity Program

The US Army made recommendations for improving safety and security at US Department of Defense (DOD) laboratories that handle Biological Select Agents and Toxins (BSAT). This report is the US Government Accountability Organization (GAO) review of DOD’s actions to address the Army’s recommendations.

Global Health Center at Georgetown announces new program focused on biosafety, biosecurity

The program is committed to conducting research to identify best practices for prevention of infectious disease exposures and spread; promoting safe work practices, biosafety, and biosecurity in research and clinical laboratories worldwide through training and education; and strengthening global health security networks and leadership.

GSSHealth SLIPTA e-Tool

This resource converts the World Health Organization's (WHO) Stepwise Laboratory Improvement Process Toward Accreditation (SLIPTA) checklist, an auditing framework to evaluate the progress of laboratory quality systems toward international accreditation, into an electronic tool.