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Laboratory Biosafety Levels

Biocontainment Facilities

Laboratories where biological agents or biohazardous materials will be used should be designed to contain these agents or materials.

List of Prohibitions

At Georgia Southern University, our laboratories are equipped to handle BSL1-3 agents or materials.

  • Experiments using pathogenic organisms or DNA from pathogenic organisms classified as requiring Biosafety Level 4 are prohibited.
  • Experiments using any organism or agent that is prohibited by any federal or state agency from importation into Georgia are prohibited.
  • Experiments using agents or organisms that require containment facilities or equipment which are not available at Georgia Southern University are prohibited.

For more information on containment, please contact the Occupational Safety Manager.

Last updated: 8/9/2021