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CAS-1430 Biosafety: University Biosafety Certificates

Description

Internal permits are required for any activities involving infectious biological agents. These permits are issued by the Biosafety Committee. This records series covers applications, permits and amendments, risk assessment, safety and security controls that will be considered when obtaining University Biosafety Certificates.

Retention Trigger

Expiry of permit

Retention

Trigger + 5 years

Responsible Unit(s)

Research Services;Campus Security

Source

Faculty requesting permits, Biosafety Officer

Records System

Paper

Citations

Human Pathogens and Toxins Regulation, SOR 2015-44 s. 29

Record Authority

VP Research Innovation and International

Disposition

Secure destruction

Records Arising from Activity

  • Biosafety certificate applications
  • Risk assessments
  • Safety and security controls
  • Certificate of biological safety cabinet

Retention Rationale

If the material is a prescribed toxin under the Human Pathogens and Toxin Regulations, ensure that the Certificates are retained for the duration of the HPT regulation document retention period (5 years)

Personal Information

Yes

Vital Record

Yes

Protection

High