Technical Rules for Biological Agents (TRBA)
The "Technical Rules for Biological Agents (TRBA)" and "Resolutions of the Committee for Biological Agents (ABAS) on requirements for activities with biological agents in special cases" reflect the state of requirements in terms of safety, occupational health, hygiene and work science with respect to activities involving the handling of biological agents. They are drawn up and adapted in accordance with developments by the Committee for Biological Agents - Ausschuss für Biologische Arbeitsstoffe (ABAS).
These English translations of technical rules are inofficial versions. Mandatory are the current German versions.
|TRBA 100||Protective measures for activities involving biological agents in laboratories|
|TRBA 130||Occupational safety measures in acute biohazard situations|
|TRBA 200||Requirements for professional expertise in accordance with the Biological Agents Ordinance|
|TRBA 220||Safety and health for activities involving biological agents in sewage plants|
|TRBA 230||Protective measures for activities involving biological agents in agriculture and forestry and comparable activities|
|TRBA 240||Protective measures for activities involving microbially contaminated archival materials|
|TRBA 250||Biological agents in health care and welfare facilities|
|TRBA 400||Guideline for risk assessment and for the instruction of employees in relation to activities with biological agents|
|TRBA 450||Criteria for the classification of biological agents|
|TRBA 466||Classification of prokaryotes (bacteria and archaea) into risk groups|
|TRBA 500||Basic measures to be taken for activities involving biological agents|
|Resolution 610||Protective measures for activities outside of special isolation units involving the care of patients infected with highly pathogenic organisms or suspected of having a disease|