Concepts in Biosafety

Topics covered in the course include

  • Biosafety Introduction
  • Laboratory Acquired Infections
  • Risk Groups and Containment Levels
  • Biological Safety Cabinets
  • Biohazard Decontamination

Several optional modules are available to individuals who may encounter special activities or materials in their research. These include the following:

  • Human Blood and Body Substances
  • Cell Culture and Recombinant DNA
  • Animal Work and Zoonoses
  • Viral Vector Systems

Prerequisite: WHMIS and Laboratory Safety training