"This Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Handbook establishes policy for ensuring the safety of personnel engaged in research. It delineates range of risks to research personnel, defines hazard categories, provides general principles for ensuring safety in the major hazard areas, provides general principles for ensuring safety in the major hazard areas, outlines responsibilities of personnel at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers, and provides key safety references."
VHA Handbook 1200.8. Replaces VHA Handbook 1200.11 dated August 22, 1997
Dept. of Veterans Affairs: Biosafety & Biosecurity Program: http://www1.va.gov/resdev/programs/biosafety/default.cfm#policy