Biological Spill Protocols

These templates should be used by laboratory Principal Investigators (PI) and laboratory personnel to create customized biohazardous spill protocols. In addition, completed biohazardous spill protocols should be displayed in laboratories and periodically reviewed with personnel.

Guidance Document for Spill Protocols

Spill Kit Materials

A spill kit contains products that are essential for protecting yourself and others while inactivating and removing spilled biohazardous material and the subsequent cleanup of the spill. This document informs lab personnel of the recommended materials for a biological spill kit.

Recommended Biological Spill Kit Materials

Spill Templates

Spill Not in BSC with Evacuation – Template 1

This is used for spills that require exiting the room to allow aerosols to dissipate.

Spill Template 1

Spill NOT IN BSC no evacuation – Template 2

This is used for spills that
do not require exiting the room.

Spill Template 2

Spill IN BSC –
Template 3

This is used for spills that occur within a biological safety cabinet.

Spill Template 3