Biosafety and biosecurity
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Technical information on specific human pathogens, their hazardous properties and laboratory safety
Requirements for safe handling of human and animal pathogens and toxins in laboratories and containment zones.
Requirements for the security clearance program, including frequently asked questions, forms and links.
Licences, animal pathogen import permits and applications for handling human and animal pathogens and toxins.
Resources for regulated parties including e-learning courses on biosafety and biosecurity principles and practices.
Understanding compliance and enforcement of Canada’s pathogen and toxin acts and regulations.
View engagement opportunities and contact information for the Centre for Biosecurity.
Reporting and notification requirements for licence holders and licenced biological safety officers.
Sign up for email updates on biosafety and biosecurity in Canada.
Links to the Risk Group Database (ePATHogen), and the pathogen risk assessment template and guidance.
Learn more about the Centre for Biosecurity and our work.
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