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Biosafety Level 4 Laboratory Tour

Interior Security

Once past outside security, BSL-4 lab workers must pass an interior security station.

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Interior Security

Measures typically include combinations of the following:

  • Extensive background checks prior to employment for everyone who works in the building
  • Guards who check everyone's identification and credentials
  • Special identification cards that are scanned to provide an electronic record of who goes in and out and when
  • Identification devices such as retinal or fingerprint scanners

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Last Updated December 14, 2006