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Biohazardous Shipping
 
In an effort to ensure proper handling and labeling for biohazardous being shipped both USA and other government agencies require shipping training for those individuals who are likely to ship such materials.
 
WHO Shipping Tool
 
Category A
 
Is any biological specimen that is considered an infectious substance known to contain or suspected of containing a pathogen. Category A
 
Category B
 
Is any biological specimen that is considered an infectious substance that is not in a form generally capable of causing permanent disability or life-threatening or fatal disease in otherwise healthy humans or animals when exposure to it occurs. This includes Category B infectious substances transported for diagnostic or investigational purposes. Category B Guidelines
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Updates
 
 
Biohazard Sign Template
(Word document)
 
 
Fact Sheets
 
Emergency Contacts and Resources

Biosafety Officer: Dr. Elliot Carter
Phone: 251-461-7790
Email: ecarter@health.southalabama.edu

Emergency Medical Care
USA Urgent Care
307 University Blvd. N
TRB Bldg III, Suite 1275
Mobile, Al. 36688
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
(251) 414-8101 Phone
(251) 414-8227 Fax

Incident Report Form

 
 

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