Biological Safety

Providing support, in the form of risk assessment, review, consultation and training, for research at UC Berkeley that involves the use of recombinant DNA, biohazardous materials and biological toxins.

Hazardous Materials

Helping campus units manage their hazardous materials by providing assistance with shipping, waste pick-up and disposal, and chemical inventory needs.

Laboratory Safety Manual

The laboratory safety manual provides an overview of lab safety procedures and policies.

Labs and Research

Providing support, in the form of risk assessment, review, consultation(link sends e-mail), training, and the necessary resources and guidance for research at UC Berkeley.

New Location for Biological Use Authorization

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2018
Biological Use Authorization (BUA) New Location Form

Make changes to existing BUA:

Location

Complete a New Location Form and send it to bso@berkeley.edu.

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Experiments

Complete a BUA amendment and send it to bso@berkeley.edufor...

Exposure Control Plan - UC Berkeley

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2020
Biological Spills and Exposures

Follow procedures outlined in the lab’s Biological Use Authorization (BUA).

Exposure Control Plan

The UC Berkeley Exposure Control Plan (ECP) describes how to eliminate or minimize the exposure of all UC Berkeley personnel to human and nonhuman primate blood or blood products and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM) that might contain bloodborne pathogens (BBPs).

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Management of BSL 1 Recombinant DNA Waste

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2011

BSL 1 Recombinant DNA Waste Fact Sheet