Definition of Level 1 biosafety
Level 1 biosafety: The lowest level of biosafety, a level that applies to agents that do not ordinarily cause human disease.
A biosafety level is a specific combination of work practices, safety equipment, and facilities which are designed to minimize the exposure of workers and the environment to infectious agents.
The 4 standard biosafety levels are:
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