Biosafety develops, updates and implements a comprehensive biological safety program including Institutional biosafety policies, guidelines and procedures. Biosafety identifies biological hazards in UCI campus, mainly associated with biological research, suggests methods to mitigate associated risks and serves as a resource for Federal, State and Local regulations and safety guidelines.

Our Programs

  • Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)
  • Cal/OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP)
  • Cal/OSHA Aerosol Transmissible Diseases (ATD)
  • High Containment Laboratory Program

Our Services

  • BUA/IBC application Prereview
  • Biosafety site assessments (BSL2 and BSL3) and consultations
  • Research specific training: Hazard identification, risk management, and infectious agent specific discussion
  • SOP development
  • Exposure Control Plan development
  • Biological research-related incident investigations and response
  • Preparing CDC and USDA import/transport permit application
  • Preparing for CDC and USDA inspection
  • Lab certification for NIH or other grantors
  • ATCC BSL2 upgrade approval

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