• 26 Aug 2021 10:50 AM | Daniel Kümin (Administrator)

    An article was recently published in Emerging Infectious Diseases detailing the laboratory exposure to Brucella canis. More details may be found here.

  • 23 Aug 2021 10:13 AM | Daniel Kümin (Administrator)

    The new guideline may be downloaded at the following link (not available in English).

  • 02 Aug 2021 12:20 PM | Daniel Kümin (Administrator)

    IFBA are now inviting abstract submissions to be considered for presentation at the IFBA’s biosafety and biosecurity conference “A Vision of Tomorrow”, to be held virtually November 1-3, 2021. All abstract submissions must be submitted through the online submission platform no later than September 10th.

    For further conference details and instructions for submitting your abstract please visit:

    While we are unable to meet in person this year, we are excited to gather our international biosafety community together virtually. Join us for this dynamic and engaging event, interact and connect with colleagues from around the world, and be part of the ideas and innovations that will define biosafety and biosecurity in the years to come.

  • 29 Jul 2021 1:12 PM | Daniel Kümin (Administrator)

    France issues moratorium on prion research after fatal brain disease strikes two lab workers.

    See the following link for more details.

  • 02 Jun 2021 1:40 PM | Daniel Kümin (Administrator)

    Please refer to the following article for further information.

  • 28 May 2021 1:37 PM | Yves Hartmann (Administrator)

    Find a collection of some iInformation resources on disinfectants in the professional forum.

  • 28 May 2021 1:35 PM | Yves Hartmann (Administrator)

    Locate every BSL4 Lab around the world:

    Follow Link

  • 26 Apr 2021 1:31 PM | Daniel Kümin (Administrator)

    An article by Hills et. al. on Zika virus laboratory-associated infections in the US was published in Emerging Infectious Diseases. The article may be downloaded at the following link.

  • 09 Feb 2021 5:26 PM | Daniel Kümin (Administrator)

    WHO LBM4 – Biorisk management beyond risk groups and biosafety levels

    March 4th, 13:00-15:00 CET
    Free for EBSA members, non-members pay 40 euro.

    Link for further information and registration.

  • 14 Jan 2021 5:30 PM | Daniel Kümin (Administrator)

    Please be advised that the 4th edition of the WHO Laboratory Biosafety Manual, together with the 7 supplemental monographs, has now been published. The 4th edition adopts a risk-based approach allowing for optimal use of resources and sustainable biosafety and biosecurity practices relevant to each laboratory's unique situation. Subject-specific monographs providing more detailed information have been included in the following areas:

    - risk assessment

    - laboratory design & maintenance

    - biosafety cabinets

    - personal protective equipment 

    - decontamination & waste management

    - biosafety program management

    - outbreak preparedness & resilience

    You may access the manual and each of the monographs at the following link: Laboratory biosafety manual, 4th edition.

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