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Guidance for licence holders on the containment and control of specified animal pathogens

Third edition: A guide to the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999
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Who this guidance is for

This guidance is aimed at Specified Animal Pathogens Order (SAPO) licence holders, users and biosafety professionals, but managers and health and safety representatives may also find it useful. It describes the containment and control measures and related management arrangements which must be applied when working with specified animal pathogens.

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Changes since the last Defra edition

Updated: 2019-09-19