University of Puerto Rico
Medical Sciences Campus

Institutional Biosafety Committee

NOTE: The following links allow you to access the documents in PDF format however if you need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader please click here.

"Manual de Plan de Higiene Química" (PDF)

The OSHA Lab Standard and the MSC Chemical Safety Manual (under revision)

Institutional Biosafety Committee Reunion Calendar (Spanish)

Biological Agent Use Letter (Spanish)

"Programa de Comunicación de Riesgos"

IBC Protocol Review Checklist (WORD format)

Manual de Comunicación de Peligros

Respiratory Protection Program


IBC Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest Agreement form
IBC Guidelines for the Revision of Research Protocols
Request Form for the Evaluation of Biological and Chemical Safety in Laboratory Projects
Request Form for Modifications or Renewal of Previously Approved Protocols


Guía de Manejo de Desperdicios Biomédicos Regulados PDF En Proceso de Revisión (Spanish)
Guidance for Preparing Standard Operating Procedures
Biosafety Manual (PDF)
Reference information regarding MSDS found on the Safety Information Resources Inc. webpage
CDC Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Labs. 5th edition
General Biosafety refresher course, EOL Berkeley National Laboratory
Reference information about the Biosafety manual (Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical laboratorios/BMBL), found on the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) webpage

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