Biohazard Containment and Safety
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency works with Agency scientists and technical experts to establish the biocontainment levels, procedures and protocols that are needed to work safely with animal and zoonotic pathogens, chemical hazards, and plant pests of quarantine significance, and to protect laboratory staff, the Canadian public, and the environment.
What information is available?
- Animal pathogen import program
- Classification of Infectious Substances (6.2.) as per the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and Regulations (contact National Manager, Office of Biohazard Containment and Safety)
- Facility certification
- Laboratory Management
*The Containment Standards for Veterinary Facilities and Containment Standards for Laboratories, Animal Facilities and Post Mortem Rooms will be updated in the Canadian Biosafety Standards and Guidelines.
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