SFU has a comprehensive biosafety program established to comply with all regulatory requirements and is governed by the University Biosafety Committee under the Vice President, Research.

If you are a SFU faculty member conducting research, teaching, and testing involving biohazardous material that is undertaken under the auspices of SFU and/or using SFU resources you are required to apply for a biosafety permit through the biosafety permit database.

Exposure control

SFU is required to control, prevent, and limit the exposure of biohazardous material.

Bloodborne pathogens

Consult the Bloodborne pathogens exposure control plan for information detailing the exposure control strategies for bloodborne pathogens.


Communicable Disease

The Communicable Disease Plan outlines core public health measures to prevent and respond to communicable diseases outbreak.