Concepts in Biosafety

Topics covered in the course include:

  • Biosafety Introduction
  • Risk Groups and Containment Levels
  • Exposures, Laboratory Acquired Infections, and Incident Reporting
  • Biological Safety Cabinets
  • Biowaste Management

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

  • Human Clinical Samples
  • Eukaryotic Cell Lines
  • Genetic Manipulation & Viral Vectors

Prerequisite: WHMIS and Laboratory Safety training