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Biosafety Laboratory Design Guidelines

Requested from ITDI by R. BERDOLAGA at 12:13 PM on Sep 19, 2022.
Purpose: Undergraduate Architectural Capstone Research
Date of Coverage: 09/18/2022 - 09/18/2022
Tracking no: #ITDI-349447313418

BERDOLAGA 12:13 PM, Sep 19, 2022

Good evening, I would like to request the following information:

1. Design guidelines of Biosafety Level 1 Laboratory to Biosafety Level 4 Laboratory.
     - Space requirements
     - Standard dimensions

Thank you.

Pallaya 02:58 PM, Sep 19, 2022

September 19, 2022

Dear ROZ,

Thank you for your request dated Sep 19, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Biosafety Laboratory Design Guidelines.

We received your request on Sep 19, 2022 and will respond on or before Oct 10, 2022 12:13:43 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #ITDI-349447313418.

Thank you.


Albert Pallaya
FOI Officer

DOST-ITDI 04:43 PM, Sep 19, 2022

September 19, 2022



Thank you for your request dated Sep 19, 2022 12:13:43 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Biosafety Laboratory Design Guidelines.

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved. The standard dimension for the laboratory is dependent on the equipment and study being done in the laboratory. As for the Space requirement, the Biosafety Laboratory must adhere to the World Health Organizations' guidelines.  You may refer to this manual for further information:

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FOI Decision Maker, DOST-ITDI
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