ABSTRACT

Control of Hazardous Agents in VA Research Laboratories   [open pdf - 412KB]

"This Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Handbook establishes policy and procedures related to select agents and toxins and the prevention and/or detection of terrorist events occurring in or originating from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) research laboratories. NOTE: The procedures contained in this Handbook apply to all Research and Development (R&D) laboratories located within VA facilities, including leased space, and to space within a VA facility leased to a private entity. VA research laboratories located in approved off-site facilities such as affiliate universities are expected to comply with all VA and other Federal laws and regulations regarding security of both research laboratory facilities and select agents and toxins."

Report Number:
VHA Handbook 1200.06
Publisher:
Date:
2005-10-21
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Dept. of Veterans Affairs: Biosafety & Biosecurity Program: http://www1.va.gov/resdev/programs/biosafety/default.cfm#policy
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pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
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