Occupational Health Program

Appendix 1: List of Tier 1 BSAT

Agents Disease Category Recommended Biosafety
Level 2
Ebola virus Ebola hemorrhagic fever HHS 4
Francisella tularensis Tularemia HHS 2 or 3
Marburg virus Marburg hemorrhagic fever HHS 4
Variola major virus Smallpox HHS 4
Variola minor virus Smallpox HHS 4
Yersinia pestis Plague HHS 2 or 3
Botulinum neurotoxin Botulism HHS 2
Botulinum neurotoxin producing species of Clostridium Botulism HHS 2
Bacillus anthracis Anthrax Overlap 2 or 3
Bacillus cereus Biovar anthracis Anthrax Overlap 2 or 3
Burkholderia mallei Glanders Overlap 2 or 3
Burkholderia pseudomallei Melioidosis Overlap 2 or 3
Foot and Mouth Disease virus FMDV USDA 3
Rinderpest virus Cattle plague USDA 3