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Document ID (ISN)106105
CIS number 07-9
Year 1999
Convention or series no. 814.912
Title Ordinance on the use of organisms in confined spaces [Switzerland]
Original title Ordonnance sur l'utilisation des organismes en milieu confiné (Ordonnance sur l'utilisation confinée) [Suisse] [in French]
Verordnung vom 25. August 1999 über den Umgang mit Organismen in geschlossenen Systemen (Einschliessungsverordnung, ESV) [in German]
Ordinanza del 25 agosto 1999 sull'utilizzazione di organismi in sistemi chiusi (Ordinanza sull'impiego confinato, OIConf) [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Internet document, 1999. 38p.
Internet access [in Italian] [in German] [in French]
Abstract Ordinance on the safe use of microorganisms in confined spaces. In summary: general measures; requirements concerning the use of organisms in confined spaces (general requirements and requirements concerning genetically modified organisms); role of government authorities (verification of notifications and of authorization applications; monitoring of enterprises; monitoring of transportation; collection, treatment and confidentiality of data; directives, training and further education). In annex: definition of the techniques of genetic modification; hazard evaluation (classification of organisms, systems of biological safety, classification of activities); information required for the declaration, notification and authorization of activities; safety measures.
Descriptors (primary) Switzerland; microorganisms; biological hazards; confined spaces; genetically modified organisms
Descriptors (secondary) law; hazard evaluation
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Confined spaces
Biological hazards