what are the principles for BSL 1-3
1. increasing levels of personnel and environmental protection
2. guidelines for working safely in microbiological and biomedical laboratories
Biosafety lvl 1
1. well characterized agents
2. minimal potential for hazard
examples of bsl 1
what does bsl possess
1. sink for handwashing
2. work surfaces easily cleand
3. mechanical pipetting devices
4. prohibited drinking, eating, and smoking
5. wash hands
what is worn in BSL 1?
what BSL 2 suitable for?
work involving agents of moderate potential hazard to personnel and the environment
BSL 2 requires immmunization to what?
what extra caution is needed for BSL 2 not found in BSL 1
extreme precaution with contaminated needles or sharp instruments
what is emphasized in BSL 2?
attention to sharps
what are Do's of BSL 2 sharpness?
do use containers for sharps
what are DON'TS of BSL 2
don't break bend, resheath, or reuse syringes or needles
what are bsl 2 equipment not found in BSL1?
1. air flow cabinets
3. eye wash station
what is BSL 3 used for?
suitable for work with infectious agents which may cause serious or potentially lethal disease as a result of exposure by the inhalation route
what is BSL3 used to prevent
exposure to to pathogens spread by aerosols
what is an example of bsl 3 bacteria?
what is used in bsl3?
seperate building or isolated zones
double door entry
direction inward airflow