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Acronyms

ABO – Associate Biosafety Officer

ARO – Alternate Responsible Official

BBP – Bloodborne Pathogens

BI – Biological Indicator (autoclave verification testing)

BMBL Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories, 5th Ed.

BSC  – Biosafety Cabinet

BSL – Biosafety Level

CDC – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CI – Chemical Integrator (autoclave verification testing)

EAR – Employer’s Accident Report

ECP – Exposure Control Plan

EHS – Environmental Health and Safety

IACUC – Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

IBC – Institutional Biosafety Committee

IRB – Institutional Review Board

LSBM – Lab-Specific Biosafety Manual

NHP – Non-Human Primate

NIH – National Institutes of Health

OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration

PI – Principal Investigator

PPE – Personal Protective Equipment

RG – Risk Group

RMW – Regulated Medical Waste

RO – Responsible Official

SDS – Safety Data Sheet

UBM – University Biosafety Manual

UBO – University Biosafety Officer