Biosafety Subject Matter Expertise

Biosafety consulting refers to the services provided by experts in the field of biosafety to help organizations and individuals implement and maintain safe practices when working with hazardous biological agents.

These services may include conducting risk assessments, developing and reviewing biosafety policies and procedures, providing training and education on safe laboratory practices, and advising on the design and construction of biosafety facilities. Biosafety consultants can assist with ensuring compliance with local, national, and international regulations and standards related to working with biological agents. Their goal is to minimize the risk of harm to individuals and the environment while allowing for the safe and effective use of biological agents in research, healthcare, and other settings.

  • Sitero has biosafety professionals that can advise and assist in risk evaluation and mitigation.
  • They can develop programs to promote safe microbiological practices, train on the proper use of containment equipment, provide advice on laboratory design, and more.
  • Sitero also offers Biosafety consulting for institutions and groups needing support.
  • We can provide information regarding potential risks to employee or environmental health and precautions needed to avoid adverse effects.

All Sitero professionals follow recognized biosafety guidelines and standards as set forth by local, state, and federal governmental agencies, centers, or institutes. All Sitero Biosafety professionals maintain confidentiality regarding services provided.

Biosafety Consulting Services:

  • Program Review
  • In-Person Audits
  • Risk Assessments

  • Investigator Consultations

  • Assistance With Document Development

Biosafety Compliance

Sitero ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, including select agent regulations, NIH, CDC, USDA, permit requirements, and OSHA.

Sitero applies best practices in the biosafety profession, including ISO 35001 and the 6th edition of the Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL).

Biosafety Services

IBC Services

For institutions that manage their IBC internally, Sitero can provide committee support and coordination. This can be as little or as much support as an institution needs but can remove the need for a dedicated IBC coordinator on-site while also adding Biosafety expertise.

Biosafety Training

Biosafety training is essential to a compliant and safe Biorisk management program. Education and training provides employers, managers, supervisors, and workers with the knowledge and skills needed to do their research safely.

IBC Resources

IBC resources, links, and FAQs to help understand how Sitero can help your IBC succeed.