Biological Safety

The UW-Madison Office of Biological Safety (OBS) assists all faculty, staff, and students in observing safe laboratory practices for biological materials as prescribed by local, state and federal regulatory agencies. This is accomplished through the coordination and collaboration of the Animal Research Safety team, Biosafety Training team, IBC and Laboratory Operations team, Biocontainment Program (Biosafety Cabinet Certification and Engineering Technical Services teams), and Select Agent Program team.

Biosafety and COVID-19

Biosafety Resources
Phone: 608-263-2037
Fax: 608-262-6767

First Report of Biological Exposure or Release Event