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Orange Book. Biosafety for Biological Containment Level 3 Facilities. Procedures

Orange Book. Biosafety for Biological Containment Level 3 Facilities. Procedures
Orange Book. Biosafety for Biological Containment Level 3 Facilities. Procedures

Gonzalo Pascual Álvarez

Affiliation: Centro de Investigación en Sanidad Animal (CISA) – INIA

Biography: Jefe del Servicio de Bioseguridad y Biocontención en el Centro de Investigación en Sanidad Animal (CISA-INIA), desde 1995. Doctor por el Dpto. de Ciencias Veterinarias (Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio, Madrid) y Licenciado en Ciencias Biológicas (UCM). Técnico Superior en Prevención de Riesgos Laborales, Técnico Superior Especialista en Bioseguridad y Biocontención. Pertenece al Grupo de Expertos Nacionales en Bioseguridad AENOR; Expert on Laboratory Biosafety de la Comisión Europea; Grupo Internacional de Expertos en Bioseguridad Veterinaria (IVBWG); Grupo de Expertos en Bioseguridad y Biocontención de la FAO; Presidente del Grupo Iberoamericano de Bioseguridad; BioGib (2008-2014); Presidente de la Asociación Española de Bioseguridad AEBioS (2012-2014); Director del Centro de Referencia FAO-CISA-INIA en Gestión de Riesgo Biológico (2016-2021)


Gonzalo Pascual Álvarez

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Publication year: 2017

Language: Spanish with English abstract

Subjects: Animal, Technologies

Collection: INIA Monographs: Livestock


Biosafety correct daily practice in biosafety for High Containment Biological (NCB3) Facilities field allows giving continuity to a suitable design, making facilities to be advisable and profitable. This manual aims to be a guide of good practices complying with the requirements of national and international legislations. Therefore, it is focused on the study and knowledge of most of Biocontainment and Biosafety level 3 facilities in national territory where, among others, a similar factor was found that influenced in different ways in each of them. The impact was negative in most of them regarding to its rigor, facility conception, knowledge of biosafety and risk assessment: implementation of biosafety measures. On this basis, the procedures presented are based on experimental evidence carried out for 20 years in the INIA Animal Health Research Center and also as a result of the assessments and audits carried out on more than 100 biological containment level 3 facilities inside and outside the Spanish national territory, which should be applied by biosafety officials, scientists and technicians. As a support for the different procedures, safety records are attached to provide enough and specific information to every procedure to apply protective measures for personal use

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Physical Description : 565 p.; 24x17; il.

ISBN: 9788474985788

eISBN: 9788474985795

ISSN: 1577-3167

Publication: Madrid : Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria O.A., M.P. Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Competitividad, 2017

Reference INIA: G004

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