Office of Research

Policies and Procedures

Lab closeout policy (word format) or  Appendix C (checklist and signature form) Only


All of the requirements for biological labs at Clemson University are covered in the Biosafety Manual (BSM) available online HERE or as a downloadable pdf BIOSAFETY MANUAL (pdf).


The use of CDC/USDA Select Agents (use of select agents requires the approval of the BSO, Responsible Official, and the IBC.  The current list of CDC/USDA Select Agents is available at:


Identification of Select Agents in Diagnostic Labs


Exposure Control Plan for Clemson University Research