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.

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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.

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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.

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*NEW* Medical Waste Bag Requirements 2015

Information on new Medical Waste Bag Requirements

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IBC Compliance Training

All lab personnel are required to complete this 20 minute online training for NIH compliance.

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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.

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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.

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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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