- Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA) Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1030, that regulates exposure to human blood, tissues, body fluids, cells and cell lines.
- Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules (NIH Guidelines), as amended effective April 2002 (66 FR 1146). The Guidelines specify practices for constructing and handling RDNA molecules and organisms and viruses containing RDNA molecules.
- CDC/NIH Biosafety in Microbiology and Biomedical Research Laboratories (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Public Health Service Publication No. (CDC) 93-8395, 4 th Edition, 1999
- Thomas Jefferson University Guide to Laboratory Safety