"Biohazards are warning signs given, so that people those potentially exposed to the substances will know about the danger and take precautions. The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) categorizes various diseases in levels of biohazard, Level 1 being minimum risk and Level 4 being extreme risk. Laboratories and other facilities are categorized as Biosafety Level (BSL) 1-4 or as P1 through P4 for short (Pathogen or Protection Level).
Biohazard Level 1, Biohazard Level 2 , Biohazard Level 3, Biohazard Level 4. The biohazard symbol was developed by the Dow Chemical Company in 1966 for their containment products
The symbols investigated had to meet a number of criteria: Striking in form in order to draw immediate attention; Unique and unambiguous, in order not to be confused with symbols used for other purposes; Quickly recognizable and easily recalled; Easily stenciled; Symmetrical, in order to appear identical from all angles of approach; Acceptable to groups of varying ethnic backgrounds.
Through Open Access publications, scientists can avoid subscription fees and copyright and licensing restrictions to access free scholarly literature. Since Open Access publishing allows the permanent restoration of scientific data through digital copies, other than the constraint of Internet access, scientists around the world can freely share information and collaborate to enhance the progress of science. Open Access journals not only give royalty to free literature, but also reduce costs for paper-copy production. An Open Access publishing group focuses on to encourage innovation, socio-economic development, and flow of knowledge around the world. One such, Open Access is OMICS which is committed ultimately for public welfare to stimulate the growth of global science, as well as maintain the quality of scientific achievements at the same time. Bio crimes related articles are published in journal of bioterrorism and biodefense, this journal publishes quality manuscripts which has good impact on the society.
Last date updated on January, 2021