Tag Archives: Biocontention

Viral comments (41): AEBioS 2018, congress of biosafety in Salamanca

At the end of next week, from 3 to 5 of October, AEBioS, the Spanish Association of Biosafety will hold its 4th congress, this time in Salamanca. For more information you can access its website.  

Viral Comments (40): Biosafety through risk assessments. More flexibility, for sure, but more dispersion aswell?

IRTA-CReSA on TVE24h: The power propper communication

A few weeks ago the LAB24 program of TVE24h contacted with us, it is probably the only program of the Spanish national Television dedicated exclusively to Scientific Divulgation.

Viral comments (38): Biosafety will be sustainable and proportionate or it will not prevail

For almost three decades (the first edition of LBM, Laboratory Biosafety Manual of the World Health Organization, WHO, is from 1983) Biosafety has been implanted, stumbling in some cases, in different countries of different continents. Biosafety grouped and groups together a set of techniques and procedures that seek to control exposure to pathogens, protecting the laboratorial workforce, but also the community that surrounds them, in the face of involuntary or accidental releases.

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IRTA-CreSA is a member of the VetBioNet network, a Veterinary Biocontained facility Network for excellence in animal infectious disease research and experimentation.  

Viral comments (36): WHO consultative meeting on high/maximum containment laboratories networking

Laboratories of high biocontainment (BSL3) and maximum biocontainment (BSL4) worldwide represent the highest levels of biological containment, offering great protection for the user, the sample and the environment.

EBSA Conference, the diverse world of biosafety

This week, from April 27th to 28th, the Twentieth EBSA conference, the European Biosafety Association, will take place in Madrid. 

Viral comments (33): Waste management: A case of infection by waste handling

Following a story recently published  in El País about an occupational infection perhaps it is worth talking about the waste management process in a research centres like ours, and some derivatives.