Biosafety & Biosecurity

Merrick & Company has taken life sciences facilities to a new level of operational readiness, on top of world-class designs, with a division dedicated to laboratory operations, biosafety, and biosecurity.

Translating the needs of the science into the design of the laboratory has always been a hallmark of Merrick’s approach. With our operations, biosafety, and biosecurity consulting division, we eliminate the gap between facilities and practice. We know that how a laboratory will be operated is as important as how it will be designed. In response to these growing needs, advances in biological and biomedical research, increasing scrutiny on compliance, and a real need to protect laboratory workers and the reputation of the institution, Merrick provides peerless counsel to ensure your program is a true biorisk management program.

Merrick is the only company in the world that offers a full suite of laboratory design and commissioning services coupled with an elite program of operational, biosafety, and biosecurity services- the result is end-to-end scientific and engineering counsel. Our team has worked with academic, industrial, and government institutions in the U.S. and over fifty countries around the world to build and augment these critical programs. Our team in uniquely poised with credentialed biosafety professionals and threat management industry leaders, creating a seamless approach to both risk-based biosafety and threat-based biosecurity solutions. Whether you are planning a new facility, or your existing program has room for improvement, the Laboratory Operations, Biosafety, and Biosecurity team at Merrick is pleased to provide the following services to keep your workers safe, your assets secure, and your program out of the headlines:

  • Laboratory design reviews and consulting
  • Biosafety and biosecurity management program reviews
  • Biosafety and biosecurity program augmentation
  • Program documentation support (manuals, policies, SOPs)
  • Institutional committee support and consulting
  • Risk-, threat-, and vulnerability-based assessments
  • Custom biosafety and biosecurity training
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Tap into industry-leading expertise to ensure your operational, biosafety, and biosecurity programs are best-in-class. We encourage you to reach out for further information.

Ryan N. Burnette, Ph.D.