Safe & Sound

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
  • Disinfectant
  • Paper towels
  • Mechanical device for picking up sharps:
    • Forceps
    • Tongs
    • 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.