About ABSA

Ethics Statement

Members of the American Biological Safety Association (ABSA) are expected to conduct themselves in an ethical manner as they practice their profession. ABSA members should:

  • Maintain personal integrity and act responsibly to uphold the integrity of the profession.
  • Avoid situations, and actively work to prevent occurrences presenting a conflict of interest or that will compromise professional judgement.
  • Provide biological safety services only in areas of competence.
  • Follow recognized biological safety guidelines and standards as set forth by established professional groups or local, state and federal governmental agencies, centers, or institutes, in performing work in biological safety.
  • Provide information regarding potential risks to employee or environmental health and precautions needed to avoid adverse effects.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding services provided.

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