|Document ID (ISN)||59675|
|Convention or series no.
||Collins C.H., Beale A.J.
||Safety in industrial microbiology and biotechnology
||Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd., Linacre House, Jordan Hill, Oxford OX2 8DP, United Kingdom, 1992. ix, 257p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 60.00.
||This collection of papers presents the views of a number of scientists on the hazards involved in work with both naturally occurring and genetically-modified microorganisms along with outline precautions. Contents: overview of safety in microbiology; current legislation (UK, other European countries, EEC directives, USA, Japan) and regulatory frameworks; hazard groups and containment categories; assessment of risk; pathogenicity testing; recombinant plasmids; safe handling of mammalian cells on an industrial scale; recombinant DNA techniques in production; engineering for safe processing; containment in the development and manufacture of recombinant DNA-derived products; monitoring and validation in biotechnological processes; occupational health implications of industrial biotechnology.
||occupational hygiene; biotechnology industry; biological hazards; microorganisms
||USA; safety by design; United Kingdom; European Communities; DNA; bacteria; viruses; infectious diseases; genetic engineering; manuals; hazard evaluation; monitoring for surface contamination; safe working methods; legislation; determination in air; classification systems; Japan
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Other industries and occupations
|Broad subject area(s)
||Bacterial and parasitic diseases