- Government and Professional Resources
- Publications and Guidelines
- Oakland University Biosafety Manual
- Oakland University's Exposure Control Plan
- Ethidium Bromide Disposal
- Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories. (CDC/NIH)
- NIH Guidelines on Recombinant DNA Molecules
- Material Safety Data Sheets (Office of Lab. Security Canada)
- MIOSHA Bloodborne Infectious Diseases Standard
- Selected EPA-registered Disinfectants
Oakland University's Biosafety Program is designed to prevent employee injuries from exposures to hazardous biological agents. The following links provide access to the university's Biosafety Program as well as online guidance on the safe handling of biological agents from various government and professional organizations. Please contact the Biosafety Officer at (248) 370-4314 for any questions regarding biosafety.
University Biosafety Services
- Biohazardous and Medical Waste (Instructions)
- IBC (Biosafety Committee)
- Shipping Biological and Hazardous Material
- Shipping References
- OU Exposure Control Plan
- Authorization for Employee to Seek Medical Treatment Form
If a laboratory worker is involved in an incident where exposure to bloodborne pathogens may have occurred, the worker should seek medical attention immediately.
- Wash/Flush Area. If exposure occurs on skin, wash the area for 15 minutes with soap and water.
- If exposure occurs in eyes or on mucus membranes, flush the area for 15 minutes with water using the nearest eyewash station. If you are working out in the field then a bottled eyewash station (capable of delivering a 15 minute flush) must be available.
- Notify your supervisor, lab manager, and/or EH&S.
- Seek medical attention immediately.
Monday - Friday 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
1101 W. University DriveRochester, Michigan 48307Phone: (248) 652-5203
After Hours and Weekends
Crittenton Hospital Emergency Room1101 W. University DriveRochester, Michigan 48307Phone: (248) 652-5311
Take with you:
- An Authorization for Employee to Seek Medical Treatment Form
- If possible, a completed Exposure Incident Report Form to present to attending physician.