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Policies, procedures and guidelines

To work with biological materials at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), you must abide by all applicable Federal, State, and local regulations in addition to MCW's policies and guidelines for biological safety.  Faculty must maintain a current Institutional Biosafety Committee protocol, ensure that your study-staff stay current with their training requirements, and work with Environmental Health and Safety staff to ensure that your laboratory space is compliant with the following policies, procedures and guidelines:

  1. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules, current edition (referred to as the NIH Guidelines) (59 FR 34496 and as amended)
  2. OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1030
  3. Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories, (pdf) (referred to as the BMBL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Institutes of Health, 5th ed., December 2009


Contact Environmental Health and Safety

Phone: 414-955-8060

Fax: 414-955-6657


Location: M0820
Medical Education Building
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI  53226-0509

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