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 on Microsoft Stream (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.

 

* Note that no in-person courses are planned at this time.


Winter 2021 DETAILS
  The course exam may be taken at any time by McGill students, staff and faculty using the EHS Course Registration System - Web Training

 

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