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News and Updates

Bruin Card Access to Medical Waste Sites
Some of the medical waste accumulation sites in the School of Medicine areas are transitioning to a BruinCard access systems.
Zika Virus Hazard Communication & Guidance
The UCLA Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) has developed a guidance document to address emerging health and safety concerns associated with Zika virus research being conducted at UCLA.
Tests of New Biohazard Waste Barrels
The MRL and CHS building will begin testing new BIOHAZARD solid waste Stericycle barrels as proposed replacements for the 44-gallon red biohazard solid waste barrels. BSRB has been using these barrels for a few months without incident.
*NEW* Medical Waste Bag Requirements 2015
Information on new Medical Waste Bag Requirements
CDPH Inspections 2015
CDPH 2015 Inspections
IBC Compliance Training
All lab personnel are required to complete this 20 minute online training for NIH compliance.
New Incident Response Poster
Here are the A,B,C's of a biological incident. Hang this poster in your lab, vivarium and work areas to inform people of the correct response to a biological incident.
Biosafety Inspections - How to get ready
Do you need a biosafety lab inspection? Are you preparing for one? Check out this helpful page to get ready.
Biosafety Spill Kits
Every lab working with biohazards should have a biosafety spill kit available. Check out this page to find out what you need in yours.
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