Safe Use of Biological Safety Cabinets

Target Audience: All staff and students required to use a biological safety cabinet must follow this course.

McGill students & staff click on register online using the McGill Human Resources Staff Development course registration system.

Non-Mcgill student registrants please complete and submit the Paying Participant Training Form

Content: HEPA filtration, cabninet airflow characteristics, types of hoods, and safe work practices.

Duration: 2 hours (including examination time)

Cost (McGill): Free for McGill Community (students, staff and faculty). When registering using the on-line registration system you will be prompted to enter a FOAPAL - no FOAPAL is required therefore leave the field blank.

Cost (Non-McGill): $25 (if paid by PI); $100.00 per person plus applicable taxes for other payment methods.

E-Certification Status, please note: If you read "sent" and have not received your copy, please email ehs [at], along with the course date and your ID.

English/French Sessions
Date Time Location / Language  
Downtown Campus Locations

Winter 2018

E-Certificate Status*

(See above)

January 19 (Friday)

13h30 to 15h30

Leacock Room 232

Sent on February 8
March 16 (Friday) 13h30 to 15h30 Leacock Room 232 exams corrected and 62/63 received the passing grade; e-fail notification sent March 16
April 19 (Thursday) 9h to 11h 3610 McTavish, room 430  
May 18 (Friday) 13h to 15h Leacock Room 232  
Macdonald Campus Locations  

Winter 2018

March 1 (Thursday)


Barton, Room 1-015 e-certificates sent, April 20
March 26 (Monday)


Centennial Centre, Room 1-162

exams are corrected and there is no fail. e-certificates are not ready. March 28
May 7 (Monday) 12h30 - 14h30 Raymond, R3-011