WHO Laboratory Biosafety Manual (LBM) , 4th Edition
21 January 2021
The WHO Laboratory Biosafety Manual (LBM) has been in broad use at all levels of clinical and public health laboratories, and other biomedical sectors globally, serving as a de facto global standard that presents best practices and sets trends in biosafety.
Release and implementation of new Biosecurity Containment level 2 (BC2) Conditions (Approved Arrangements (AA) Class 5.2) in Australia
11 January 2021
The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment has reviewed the containment requirements for AA classes 5.2, 7.2, 7.5, 7.6, 7.7 and applicable class 6.1s that have been assigned as biosecurity containment level 2 to reduce regulation, harmonise conditions with revised AS/NZ standards (where possible) and link with industry best practice.