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This course covers all of the Biosafety training program core component requirements for individuals planning to work with biological agents. The course includes:

  • Biosafety program policies, procedures and legislative requirements.
  • Risk assessment and classification of infectious agents by risk group.
  • Safe work practices, including the proper use of biological safety cabinets and autoclaves.
  • Containment levels.
  • Biosecurity.
  • Emergency procedures.
  • Waste management. 

This training is mandatory for all staff and students planning to work with biological agents at the university. For enrolment into the Laboratory Biosafety course on Blackboard, please contact the Biosafety Officer.