On July 19th, 2017, CDC and state public health officials identified a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella typhimurium linked to microbiology teaching labs. As noted in the official notice (https://www.cdc.gov/
The Institutional Biosafety Committee has developed the guidance Biosafety in Teaching Labs at NC State University (here). Contact EHS for questions.
Achieving a positive safety culture is a team effort, involving the research community, university services, other organizations, as well as students. The mission of the Biosafety Section is consistent with the EH&S mission to provide useful tools and applications to aid faculty and staff in their efforts to maintain a safe and compliant workplace. The links from this page are designed to help workers safely manage biological agents or substances present in or arising from the work environment that present or may present a hazard to the health or well-being of the worker, university, community, or the environment.
Guidance information on occupational exposure to human blood, blood products, tissues, or cells
Information on the appropriate steps to initiate if a concern arises regarding exposure to biological material on campus
Requirements for those shipping biological materials
Get detailed information about regulations, policies and forms
Review guidelines and application materials for leadership roles related to use of biological materials