Bioprocessing Safety: Worker and Community Safety and Health Considerations

    Hyer WC
    Published: 1990

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    Presents basic concepts in the safe and responsible integration of the bioprocess facility into the local community for decision makers who have no formal training in biosafety issues.

    Table of Contents


    The NIH Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee: An Example of the Self-Regulatory Process
    McGarrity G.

    Safety in Bioprocessing: An Industrial Perspective
    Foglesong M.

    Perspectives on Opportunities Toward a Hazard-Free Bioprocessing Environment
    Elliott L., Halperin W., Landrigan P.

    Accepting Risk: Responsibility Versus Liability
    James A., Papermaster G.

    Containment and Regulations for Safe Biotechnology
    Vranch S.

    The Biological Production Facility—Design for Protection of the Worker and the Community
    Damm P.

    Design Criteria for Safety in the Isolation and Purification of Antibiotics and Biologically Active Compounds
    Paul E.

    Industrial Safety for the Biotechnology Industry
    Keene J.

    General Considerations for Work Practices and Personal Protective Equipment in Biotechnology Industries
    Elliott L., Jones J., Martinez K.

    Safe and Effective Spill Control Within Biotechnology Plants
    Van Houten J.

    Biotechnology: Is There a Role for Medical Surveillance?
    Ducatman A., Fink R., Liberman D.

    Public Perception of Biotechnology: Green Revolution or Green Monster?
    Denison R., Goldburg R.

    Community Awareness: Cooperation or Confrontation
    Hyer W.

    Facing Frankenstein: The Importance of Public Participation
    Barnes A.

    Township Review of a New Bioprocessing Facility in Henrietta, New York
    Breese J.

    Minimal Guidelines for Biotechnology Safety—Activities of the United Nations Specialized Agencies
    Oviatt V.

    FDA Enforcement in Bioprocessing Facilities
    Smith B.

    Biotechnology Facility Approval at the Local Level: The Cambridge, Massachusetts, Experience
    Chalfen M.

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: E48

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1051-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5115-4

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1264-3

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