Introduction to Biosafety

Target Audience: All staff and students required to handle and/or store biohazardous materials or bloodborne pathogens should follow this course.

Training: You can view the Introduction to Biosafety Online Training video (McGill log-in required). There is also a supplementary video created by the Public Health Agency.

McGill students, staff and faculty can complete the online course and exam using the EHS Safety Training System - Web Training

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

Certification: A certificate is presented to participants who successfully complete the online exam. Certification is valid for a period of 3 years.

Content: This training covers safe laboratory work practices, risk assessments, sterilization and disinfection principles and spill procedures. 

Duration: 2 hours (excluding online examination time)

Cost (McGill): Free for the McGill Community (students, staff and faculty). 

Cost (Non-McGill): $50 (if paid by PI); $150.00 per person plus applicable taxes for other payment methods.

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