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 selected technical rules are inofficial versions. Mandatory are the current German versions.
|Protective measures for activities involving biological agents in laboratories
|Occupational safety measures in acute biohazard situations
|Requirements for professional expertise in accordance with the Biological Agents Ordinance
|Safety and health for activities involving biological agents in sewage plants
|Protective measures for activities involving biological agents in agriculture and forestry and comparable activities
|Protective measures for activities involving microbially contaminated archival materials
|Biological agents in health care and welfare facilities
|Guideline for risk assessment and for the instruction of employees regarding activities involving biological agents
|Criteria for the classification of biological agents
|Classification of prokaryotes (bacteria and archaea) into risk groups
|Basic measures to be taken for activities involving biological agents
|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