Biosafety Tip of the Week: First Report of Exposure or Release Form

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Biosafety Month 2022

The Tip of The Week

Please remember to use the “First Report of Exposure or Release” form within 24 hours for:

  • Unauthorized escapes or releases of transgenic vertebrate or invertebrate animals or plants
  • All potential exposures include needle sticks, animal bites or scratches, aerosol exposures, mucosal splashes, and other incidents resulting in potential exposure to biohazardous materials or harm to health
  • Spills outside of primary containment as well as potential releases to the environment

Find the Form here.

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colorful illustration with stick figure people and colorful shapes representing biological safety concepts with lines connected and gray world continents map in backgroundIt’s Biosafety and Biosecurity Month 2022! Learn about the latest biological safety updates that impact labs like yours on the UW–Madison campus, and get the flyer to help spread the word.

The UW-Madison Office of Biological Safety is a proud member of the American Biological Safety Association (ABSA).