References and Resources

Relevant Australian Standards

Australian Standards Online is available from Deakin University Library and provides access to the complete collection of current Australian Standards, Draft Standards and handbooks (excluding handbooks with joint copyright).

  • AS 2243 series: Safety in laboratories, Parts 1-10
    • Part 1: Planning and Operational Aspects
    • Part 2: Chemical aspects
    • Part 3: Microbiology
    • Part 4: Ionizing radiations
    • Part 5: Non-ionizing radiations
    • Part 6: Mechanical aspects
    • Part 7: Electrical aspects
    • Part 8: Fume Cupboards
    • Part 9: Recirculating Fume Cupboards
    • Part 10: Storage of Chemicals
  • AS 2252.4 Controlled environments Part 4: Biological safety cabinets Classes I and II Installation and use (BS 5726:2005, MOD)
  • AS 2252.1: Biological safety cabinets (Class I) for personal and environmental protection
  • AS 2252.2: Biological safety cabinets (Class II) for personal, environments, and product protection
  • AS 2567 Laminar flow cytotoxic drug safety cabinets
  • AS 2639 Laminar flow cytotoxic drug safety cabinets - installation and use
  • AS 1410 Sterilizers - Steam Pre-vacuum
  • AS 2192 Sterilizers - Steam - Downward-displacement
  • AS 4934 Packaging for surface transport of biological material that may cause disease in humans, animals, and plants
  • AS 2982 Laboratory design and construction - general requirements

Biosafety references and resources

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