Notification requirements for occupational bio-incidents in Belgium


in the context of the legislations of notifiable infectious diseases, contained use, well-being of workers, safety of the food chain or the GGM emergency plans.

 

The Biosafety and Biotechnology Unit (SBB)

Rue Juliette Wytsmanstraat 14 | 1050 Brussels

T 02 642 52 93 | F 02 642 52 92 

contained.use@wiv-isp.be

This dynamic tool provides guidance for the notification requirements for notifiable occupational bio-incidents. Bio-incidents are defined as all irregularities that occur while handling pathogenic (micro-) organisms or genetically modified (micro-)organisms,which may be able to provoke any infection, allergy or toxicity in the context of the legislations of notifiable infectious diseases, contained use, well-being of workers, safety of the food chain or the GGM emergency plans

 

 


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This dynamic tool provides guidance for the notification requirements for notifiable occupational bio-incidents. Bio-incidents are defined as all irregularities that occur while handling pathogenic (micro-) organisms or genetically modified (micro-)organisms,which may be able to provoke any infection, allergy or toxicity in the context of the legislations of notifiable infectious diseases, contained use, well-being of workers, safety of the food chain or the GGM emergency plans

 

Please answer each question with yes or no, at the end the notification requirements will be posted together with some practical examples.

 

There will be also an opportunity (not obliged) to provide more information about the bio-incident.



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Does it concern a bio-incident which can cause (serious) illness or infection in humans?