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Resources for Biosafety Laboratories in the City of Boston:

​Biosafety Permit System (ePermits)
Biosafety Permit System - Biosafety Permit System (
Call (617-534-5965) or email the BPHC Biosafety Team ( for details about applying for Recombinant DNA (BSL-2)BSL-3 or BSL-4 Permit(s).
​Laboratory Incident Reporting Form
​Incident Reporting Form
Laboratory Inspection Checklists

These checklists are based on the CDC/NIH Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL, 6th Edition), NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules, and the BPHC's Biological Labroartory Regulations.

Boston Public Health Commission
1010 Massachusetts Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02118.
Phone:(617) 534-5395 Email: