security/proprietary reasons, identify it by the general category of agent and level of hazard. Note: This information may be provided as an Appendix.
a)Biological agents, noting hazard level (Directive 93/88 EEC, CDC Biohazard Level, etc.).
b)Chemical agents, noting general category of hazard (toxicant, toxin, irritant, carcinogen, etc.).
c)Physical agents (radiation, UV light, magnetic fields, lasers, noise, etc.).
5)Describe the programme for housing and caring for animals exposed experimentally to the hazardous agents noted above, with emphasis on management and safety practices for containment of each class of agent. Indicate how levels of personnel exposure are assessed.
vi.Personal Protection [, pp. 21-22]
1)Describe training, equipment and procedures employed to reduce potential for physical injury, inherent to animal facilities (e.g., noisy areas, large quantities of chemicals such as disinfectants, ergonomics) or species used (e.g., nonhuman primates, agricultural animals).
2)Describe the procedures for the maintenance of protective equipment and how its function is periodically validated.
3)Describe situations where respiratory protective equipment is available or required, such as cage washing facilities, feedmills, etc. Describe how such equipment is selected and how respirator fit testing and training in the proper use and maintenance of the respirator is provided.