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.