An overview of microbiology with a biosafety context including microorganism characteristics, pathogen identification, and factors causing disease. 

Audience: Laboratory personnel, biosafety professionals 

Update: February 2018

An overview of lab biosafety including risk assessments, exposures to pathogens, exposures to chemical hazards, and the rules that should be followed in a lab.

Audience: Students, visitors to laboratories

Update: August 2013

Practices to identify the purpose of personal protective equipment and identify which equipment to use in your environment. 

Audience: Laboratory personnel, biosafety professionals 

Update: February 2024

Practices to use biological safety cabinets, including the elements required for proper use in a lab, and the safety considerations 

Audience: Laboratory personnel, biosafety professionals 

Update: April 2024

Learn about laboratory acquired infections and intoxications both in historical trends and carried forward today. 

Audience: Laboratory personnel, biosafety professionals

Updated: June 2024

A tool to help countries or regions build or strengthen their biosafety and biosecurity systems to mitigate risks when working with biological agents. 

Audience: Scientists, legal, political, security or policy personnel 

Updated: June 2024