Skip to main content
Biological diversity
Land and Agriculture

Definition(s)

The combination of knowledge, techniques and equipment used to manage or contain potentially infectious materials or biohazards in the laboratory environment, to reduce or prevent harm to laboratory workers, other persons and the environment. (Source: GEMET -BIOSAF / OHS)

In other languages

French
biosécurité
Russian
биобезопасность
Spanish
bioseguridad
Chinese, Simplified
生物安全
Arabic
الأمان الحيوي

Explore content

Follow up the links below to see InforMEA content related to biosafety coming up from several external sources.

Multilateral environment agreements tagged with biosafety

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with biosafety. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Basel Convention
Cartagena Protocol