Training Courses

Introduction to Biosafety

  • Provides a basic understanding of important Biosafety principals for all staff and students who will be working with biohazardous materials.  Topics covered include; definitions of biosafety, risk group and containment level classifications, minimum required conditions for working in different containment levels and the consequences when there is a breach of biosafety practices.

Safe use of Biological Safety Cabinets

  • Provides an overview of the function of the different classes of Biological Safety Cabinets as well as the proper use of this important piece of safety equipment to ensure maximum protection from aerosolized biohazards.  An important course for any staff or students who will be working in a Biological Safety Cabinet

​Other Courses which may be relevant:

Hazardous Waste Management Disposal Training

  • Informative training session provided by McGill University Hazardous Waste Management Team on when and how to access their varied services. 

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems

  • Biohazardous materials are a WHMIS controlled product.  This course is designed to cover the basic requirements for storage, safe use and labeling of all WHMIS controlled products

IRS for Supervisors and Lab Managers

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