Biological Spill Clean-Up Kit
If you work with human blood, human tissues, human or animal pathogens, recombinant viral vectors or other potentially infectious biological material, including human and non-human primate cell lines, Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety recommends you have a pre-assembled biological spill clean-up kit, which includes:
- Personal protective equipment:
- Gloves (two pairs)
- Lab coat
- Eye/face protection
- Shoe covers
- Paper towels
- Mechanical device for picking up sharps:
- Dust pan and brush
- Biohazard waste containers
- Biohazard waste bags
- Biohazard sharps container
If you are not trained on how to clean a spill of this kind, please contact your supervisor or custodial services in your district.
If you have any questions please contact OEHS at 801-581-6590.