Biological Safety Manual

The Biosafety Manual is available below in PDF form sections for download. 

Employees (including student employees) requiring medical attention should follow the latest information at UM System Worker's Compensation page.
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Training and Information Resources
  • Chapter 3: Acquisition of Biohazardous Materials
  • Chapter 4: Working Safely with Biohazardous Materials
  • Chapter 5: Biohazardous Unwanted Material
  • Chapter 6: Biohazard Emergency Response
  • Chapter 7: Biohazardous Material Transportation & Shipping
  • Appendix A: Notification of Biological Shipment Form
  • Appendix B: Instructions for Completion of Laboratory Biohazard Signage
  • and fillable sign (MS Word document)
  • Appendix C: Biological Laboratory Decommissing/Closure
  • Appendix D: Practical Biosafety Guidelines
  • Appendix E1: BSL-1/BSL-2 Biosafety Inspection Checklist
  • Appendix E2: Human Gene Transfer Inspection Checklist
  • Appendix F: Laboratory Specific Exposure Control Plan Template
  • Appendix G: Sterilization and Disinfection
  • Appendix H: Disinfectants
  • Appendix I: Autoclave Program
  • Appendix J: Sharps and Laboratory Glass
  • Appendix K: Laboratory Biosafety Spill Kit Checklist
  • Appendix L: Biological Safety Cabinet Summary Chart
  • Appendix M: Laboratory Security Issues
  • Appendix N: Select Agents
  • Appendix O: Biohazard Worker Training Validation Form
  • Appendix P: Biohazardous Materials Risk Assessment Checklst
  • Appendix Q: Notification of Offer of Hepatitis B Immunization Series