06/25/2021: Lab Update: CDC Publishes New Web Page on Biological Risk Management for Point-of-Care Testing

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Individuals Performing COVID-19 Testing

Level: Laboratory Update

On June 25, 2021, CDC published the Biological Risk Management for Point-of-Care Testing Web page, a new resource for those who perform point-of-care testing. This new page introduces basic risk management concepts, outlines the five steps of the risk management process, and shares relevant resources. Website visitors can also download a job hazard analysis tool which they can adapt for their own situation.

This new web page is a companion to the recently published Biological Risk Assessment: General Considerations for Laboratories published in March 2021.

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Page last reviewed: June 28, 2021