ETRIS: Education & Training Resources in In-Vivo Sciences

Ethics and the 3Rs

Animal Welfare Bodies and National Committees

http://ec.europa.eu/environment/chemicals/lab_animals/pdf/guidance/animal_welfare_bodies/en.pdf

Animal Welfare Bodies and National Committees provides guidance on how to set up an effective animal welfare or ethical review committee.

The booklet provides information on how to the ideal structure, membership and expertise of an animal welfare or ethical review committee, how to ensure that it is effective and how it can foster a culture of care within an institution.

It was produced by an Expert Working Group established by the European Commission, the EU executive body. Copyright is retained by the European Commission.

This resource will be of use to heads of facilities or institutions who seek establish an animal welfare or ethical review committee within their institution and to Chairs of these committees. For colleagues within EU, it facilitates compliance with the requirements of Directive 201/63/EU.

Other resources in this category:

  • Animal Welfare Bodies and National Committees - view
  • Animal Welfare, Ethics and the 3Rs: Training materials and resources - view
  • Ethical Review - view
  • Guiding Principles on Good Practice for Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Bodies - view
  • Harm-Benefit Analysis - view
  • Humane Endpoints - view
  • IACUCorner - view
  • Lay Members Handbook - view
  • Norecopa - view
  • Project Evaluation and Retrospective Assessment - view
  • Severity Assessment Framework - view
  • The R of Replacement - view
  • Three Rs Microsite - view

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