Working with pathogens entails various risks. Employees should be aware of these risks and the corresponding measures that can be taken. This enables employees to help identify risks, remain vigilant and adhere to the rules. Employees with biosecurity awareness can assess potential dual-use risks, recognise abnormal situations and hold colleagues accountable for their behaviour.
This priority area provides insight into the following:
- The extent to which employees are aware of the eight biosecurity priority areas.
- The possibilities to bring these priority areas to the attention of the employees.
- The importance of coherence between these priority areas.