Notification requirements for occupational bio-incidents in Belgium


in the context of the legislations of  contained use of genetically modified and/or pathogenic organisms (CU), notifiable infectious diseases, well-being of workers or safety of the food chain.

  

Service Biosafety and Biotechnology (SBB)

Rue Juliette Wytsmanstraat 14 | 1050 Brussels

T 02 642 52 93 | F 02 642 52 92 

contained.use@sciensano.be

This online tool provides guidance for the notification requirements for occupational bio-incidents.

 

Bio-incidents are defined as all irregularities that occur while handling pathogenic or genetically modified (micro-)organisms,which may be able to provoke an infection, allergy or toxicity 

In addition, there is the opportunity to download a form to formalize the assessment of the biological consequences of the bio-incident and to make these insights available to the biosafety community as lessons learnt.


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