Biosafety Month

As a proud member of the American Biological Safety Association (ABSA), the UW–Madison Office of Biological Safety celebrates Biosafety and Biosecurity Month October 24 to November 24, 2022.

During this time we are sharing related biosafety resources that are available for laboratories and other customers on the UW–Madison campus.

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New Resources for Your Lab

Tip of the Week

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Week #1 Tip
First Report of Exposure or Release Form

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Week #2 Tip
MERI Waste Disposal

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Week #3 Tips
Bead Sterilizers and Air Flow in BSC

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Cleaning and Disinfection Beneath BSC Work Surface

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BSC Moving Safety

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Week #4 Tips
Shoes and Clothing; Spill Procedures

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Researcher Resources

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OBS Training Documentation Template

Get the Template and Guidance

“OK to Trash” Stickers

“OK to Trash” Guidance

New ABSL-2 Door Signs

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Biological Safety Cabinet (BSC) Certification

BSC Certification

BSC Poster

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Poliovirus Containment

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Coming soon: BSC replacement program!

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Research Safety

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Animal Research Safety Trainings

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Refresher Training Ideas

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Biosafety Cabinet Vacuum Traps: Assembly, Safeguards, and Use

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What are Medical Sharps?

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Minors in Laboratories

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Biosecurity: Am I doing everything I can?

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Previous Biosafety Month Resources for Your Lab

Biosafety Protocol Updates


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Point of Contact

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Minors in Laboratory

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Research Resources

Biosafety Cabinet Classification

Know Your BSC

Researchers’ Biosafety Manual

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Lab visits checklist/resources

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Animal Research Safety

Cage Cards

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Packaging for Incineration

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ABSL2 Training/ABSL2 Signs

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Contact Us

Need Help?

Have a Biosafety Question? 

The UW-Madison Office of Biological Safety can help!

Office of Biological Safety

phone: 608-263-2037


Environment, Health & Safety
Facilities Planning & Management Division
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Biological Safety

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