Laboratory inspections are required for recombinant DNA
experiments that are regulated by the NIH guidelines. ORS will inspect
newly registered laboratories working at biosafety level 2 (BSL2) as
part of its normal laboratory inspection functions. Inspection and
certification of newly registered laboratories by the IBC are required
for recombinant DNA experiments performed at biosafety level 3 (BSL3).
The IBC inspection team is comprised of two members of the IBC and a
representative of ORS. BSL3 laboratories are inspected annually by the
Information on spill procedures is available.