Managing biological risks in contained systems

Managing biological risks in contained systems
Year 2021
Pages 18
Number UV-2118-E
Publisher Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Series The environment in practice

Roles, qualifications and tasks of biosafety and/or biosecurity officers. Status 2021

These enforcement aid on the roles, tasks and competencies of biosafety and/or biosecu-rity officers have been drawn up to assist companies in their activities involving ge-netically modified, pathogenic or alien organisms, i.e. in preventing the improper use of organisms. Specifically, this document supports the work of one or more indi-viduals designated as biosafety and/or biosecurity officers. It sets out the responsi-bilities of company management as well as the rights and duties of the biosafety and/or biosecurity officers. The guidelines also cover the requirements with respect to public health and the environment as well as employee health and safety.

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