Biosafety and microbiological containment
Coronavirus (COVID-19): update
This page provides links to the home pages for three sites that contain information relating to microbiological safety. They cover occupationally-acquired infections, the contained use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and work with specified animal pathogens.
Biosafety - working practices and managing safety at Containment Level 3,
4- 8 October 2021.
Infections at work
Advice on ill health caused by exposure to micro-organisms such as bacteria and viruses (commonly known as pathogens, bugs and germs) during work activities.
Advice on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in contained facilities, such as research laboratories or biotechnology production facilities.
Specified animal pathogens order (SAPO)
Advice on specified animal pathogens in contained facilities, such as research laboratories, manufacturing plants or animal research facilities.