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

Summer 2017

E-Certificate Status*

(See above)

August 25, 2017 (Friday)

9h to 11h

3610 McTavish, Room 430

e-certificates sent September 13

September 22 (Friday) 13h30 to 15h30 Leacock Room 232

e-certificates sent October 6

November 10 (Friday)

13h30 to 15h30

Leacock Room 232

Macdonald Campus Locations  

Fall 2017


Thursday, October 26

12h30-14h30 Raymond, R3-045

e-certificates sent on October 27

Tuesday, November 14 10h30-12h30 Raymond, R3-045