Suitability Assessment Program Guidance: Individuals with Access to Tier 1 BSAT

Individuals with access to Tier 1 BSAT have a responsibility to monitor their own suitability, as well as the suitability of their colleagues performing duties that require access to Tier 1 BSAT. Individuals should advise entity leadership of any issues that could have an adverse impact on their performance, suitability, or safety while performing Tier 1 BSAT duties. The entity should establish policies for the following Individual responsibilities:

  • Follow institutional policies and procedures for the safe and secure use of Tier 1 BSAT and comply with the select agent regulations.
  • Participate in and understand training associated with the suitability assessment program.
  • Report any situations that may affect safety and/or security of Tier 1 BSAT.
  • Respect the privacy and confidentiality of colleagues, and support an environment where direct or indirect retribution is not tolerated.
Page last reviewed: September 9, 2020