Implementation guides for the use of organisms

The Swiss Federal Council has delegated to the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) the competence to issue guidelines on the enforcement of the Ordinance on the Contained Use of Organisms (Containment Ordinance, ContainO, Art. 32).

Sichere Tierhaltung in geschlossenen Systemen

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Sicherheitsmassnahmen für Gewächshäuser

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Safety measures in medical microbiology diagnostic laboratories

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Guideline for enforcing the Containment Ordinance (ContainO) in the analysis of clinical samples. 2nd updated edition. 2015

Microbiological safety cabinets (MSC)

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Guideline for the use of microbiological safety cabinets when handling human-pathogenic microorganisms.
2nd updated edition. 2014

Classification of Organisms

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Bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi. 2013

Operational safety concepts according to Containment Ordinance (ContainO)

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Guideline for enforcing the Containment Ordinance (ContainO). 2008


Template safety concept according to ESV and SAMV for level 2 laboratories

Safety concept - Main Document (DOC, 408 kB, 03.06.2008)Safety concept according to ContainO and OOSB for level 2 laboratories

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