Biohazards Policies

NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant DNA (rDNA) Molecules

WSU Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Guidelines/Policies

Interstate Shipment of Etiologic Agents--Additional Requirements for Facilities Transferring or Receiving Select Agents (42 CFR 72.6ff)


Biohazards Documents

WSU Application for Approval of Activities Involving the Use of Biohazards (IBC Petition): pdf format (use "Save As" function to save document to your desktop). Individuals who are using a Mac computer will need to use the adobe reader application to open this document.

WSU Application for Biosafety Protocol Amendment (IBC Amendment): pdf format (use "Save As" function to save document to your desktop). Individuals who are using a Mac computer will need to use the adobe reader application to open this document.

Risk Group Classification for Infectious Agents (from American Biological Safety Association)

Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) (from CDC)

Basic Rules for Biosafety

Basic Rules for Biosafety (in Mandarin Chinese)


Additional Information

WSU IBC Meeting Schedule

Department of Environmental Health and Safety website

If you are receiving or sending tangible proprietary materials that may constitute biohazards, please complete an "MTA Request Form" and submit pursuant to the instructions at the bottom of the form.


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