Biosafety

Biosafety is the prevention of large-scale loss of biological integrity, focusing both on ecology and human health. These prevention mechanisms include conduction of regular reviews of the biosafety in laboratory settings, as well as strict guidelines to follow. Biosafety is used to protect us from harmful incidents. High security facilities are n...
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biosafety

<microbiology> A series of procedures in the laboratory to ensure that pathogenic microbes are safely contained. ... (21 Mar 1998) ...
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biosafety

noun safety from exposure to infectious agents
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biosafety

biosafety The maintenance of safe conditions in biological research to prevent harm to workers, nonlaboratory organisms, or the environment.
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Biosafety

Biosafety: The application of knowledge, techniques and equipment to prevent personal, laboratory and environmental exposure to potentially infectious agents or biohazards. Biosafety defines the containment conditions under which infectious agents can be safely manipulated. The objective of containment is to confine biohazards and to reduce the pot...
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biosafety

Type: Term Pronunciation: b-ī′ō-saf′tē Definitions: 1. Safety measures applied to the handling of biologic materials or organisms with a known potential to cause disease in humans. Current recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are to follow universal precautions, that is, to treat all human s...
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