Biosafety program management

From: Public Health Agency of Canada


This guideline provides comprehensive guidance on how to develop, implement, and manage a biosafety program in facilities that handle and store human and terrestrial animal pathogens. The guideline outlines the steps essential to the development and execution of a comprehensive biosafety program, which includes planning, implementing, reviewing, and improving the program. Use this guideline in conjunction with the Canadian Biosafety Standard.

Who this guide is for

  • Pathogen and Toxin Licence holders
  • Biological safety officers
  • Personnel in regulated facilities

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Details and history

Published: March 31, 2023

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