BT605 GDB Spring 2019 Solution & Discussion
GDB Idea Sol
Microbiology Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines
Complete the following questions by writing the letter of the correct answer on the line.
___ 1. Biological agents are assigned to Biosafety Levels (BSLs) based on
___ 2. BSL 1 practices, equipment, and facilities are used when working with which type of microorganism?
___ 3. The primary hazards to people working in a BSL 1 or 2 laboratory relate to
___ 4. Which of the following is required when working with BSL 2 agents?
___ 5. What is the appropriate disposal method for a bacterial culture grown on an agar plate?
Microbiology Laboratory Biosafety Affirmation
By signing your name below, you affirm that:
Potential hazards in the microbiology laboratory have been identified and explained.
You understand that the bacterial cultures used in lab require either BSL 1 or BSL 2 containment procedures.
Safety practices for BSL 1 and 2 have been explained and/or demonstrated to you.
You fully understand the hazards associated with BSL 1 and 2 bacterial cultures and are willing to assume the risk.
You are responsible for your own actions while working in a laboratory with potentially hazardous materials.