Training

▼   CITI
BSL-1 and BSL-2 employees must be provided with Biosafety training prior to a potential occupational exposure and annually thereafter. Employees must understand the modes of germ or pathogen transmission, types of protective equipment available, how to handle spills and emergencies, as well as the different categories of pathogens (germs) and review of biohazardous tasks. All notifications, training, and monitoring programs must be documented. USA's biosaftey training is available through CITI Program.
▼   Waste
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▼   Shipping

In an effort to ensure proper handling and labeling for biohazards being shipped both USA and other government agencies requires shipping training for those individuals who are likely to ship such materials.

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Category A 

Is any biological specimen that is considered an infectious substance known to contain or suspected of containing a pathogen. Category A

Category B

 Is any biological specimen that is considered an infectious substance that is not in a form generally capable of causing permanent disability or life-threatening or fatal disease in otherwise healthy humans or animals when exposure to it occurs. This includes Category B infectious substances transported for diagnostic or investigational purposes. Category B Guidelines