New Strategy to Monitor and Assess Laboratory Biosafety Programs
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Meeks, H. N., Haile, B. H., Erondu, N. A., Ferland, L., Park, M., & McNabb, S. J. (2013). New Strategy to Monitor and Assess Laboratory Biosafety Programs. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v5i1.4537

Abstract

Laboratory biosafety -- a component of biosecurity -- has elements that comprise a facility‰Ûªs capability to protect employees and the surrounding public and environment. Six logic models comprising a laboratory biosafety program (LPBs) were established: laboratory biosafety, biosurety, procedural, biocontainment, information security, and training. And 161 indicators were mapped to the logic model elements. These formed a toolset to monitor and evaluate LBPs. While evaluation of cost-impacts provides business intelligence for resource planning, this integrated approach also provides information about LBPs gaps.
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