Safety & Facility
B+labs provides comprehensive laboratory support services that meet or exceed expected industry design and operational standards while ensuring a healthful, safe and compliant work environment.
This Facilities Services Policy describes the types of support services offered and defines a framework for allowing or specifying support service parameters.
B+labs Environmental Health & Safety Program includes access to highly experienced EHS professionals and support for tenants to develop company-specific programs that will ensure all employees are operating in a safe, healthful and compliant work environment.
- Required Plans & Training
- Permitting Assistance
- Regulatory Compliance
All tenants shall operate in a manner that is compliant with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and policies. It is the responsibility of the tenant to ensure all employees are trained appropriately and requisite personal protective is available and used.
B+labs maintains all applicable Environmental Health & Safety Polices. They may be used as a benchmark for Tenants to incorporate into your programs.
B+labs reserves the right to audit tenant laboratory spaces and respective EHS regulatory documentation. Items addressed, if applicable will include:
- Biological safety/OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard
- Chemical Hygiene
- Hazardous/Infectious Waste Management
- Emergency Action Plans
- Compressed Gas Safety
- Hazard Communication
- Laser Safety
- Radiation Safety
- Hazardous Materials Shipping
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- General Physical Hazards
- Other Recognized Hazards
- Training Documentation
N.B. aside from inspections, if there are apparent issues that may be an immediate threat to life and health, and/or compliance matters that merit urgent attention, tenants shall address them in a satisfactory and timely manner.
Upon request, Tenants shall provide chemical inventory information to B+labs to satisfy regulatory compliance requirements.
Emergency Protocols: Fire, etc.
Please find the B+labs and Cira Centre Emergency Action Plan here:
Safety Education and Certification Providers
Preferred Occupational Medicine/Health Services and Additional Resources
Prudent Practices in the Laboratory
Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories.
CDC Laboratory Safety Training
OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard
Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (Ethanol Permit to Purchase)