Texas Tech University

Standard Operating Procedures

Standard Operating Procedures, or SOPs, are required for all equipment and operations in the work area. EHS has written several pertaining to biological work that are available for use. You can request Word document versions of the SOPs to edit for your work area(s) via email to ehs.lab.safety@ttu.edu.

Biohazard Handling

Aseptic Technique

Transporting Biological Materials

Emergency Procedures

Managing a Biological Spill

Managing a Biological Spill in a BSC


Biological Safety Cabinet


Sharps Handling & Disposal


Autoclaving Biological Waste

Chemical Disinfection of Biowaste

Autoclave Log

Chemical Disinfection Log - Liquids

Chemical Disinfection Log - Solids