Dear Colleagues,

Please be advised that the 4th edition of the WHO Laboratory Biosafety Manual, together with the 7 supplemental monographs, has now been published. The 4th edition adopts a risk-based approach allowing for optimal use of resources and sustainable biosafety and biosecurity practices relevant to each laboratory’s unique situation. Subject-specific monographs providing more detailed information have been included in the following areas:
– risk assessment
– laboratory design & maintenance
– biosafety cabinets
– personal protective equipment
– decontamination & waste management
– biosafety program management
– outbreak preparedness & resilience
You may access the manual and each of the monographs at the following link: Laboratory Biosafety Manual, 4th edition