Introduction to Biosafety

Revised July 2018: No refresher exam available prior to attending this new Live course (i.e. June 2021).

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

McGill students, staff and faculty must register online using the McGill Human Resources Staff Development course registration system.  For beginners, (First time training), and returning members, please register for a Live Presentation. No online presentation is currently available.

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

Content: Safe laboratory work practices, risk assessments, sterilization and disinfection principles, spill procedures.

Duration: 2.5 hours (excluding online 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): $50 (if paid by PI); $150.00 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] mcgill.ca, along with the course date and your ID.


English Sessions  
Date Time Location / Language  
Downtown Campus Locations  

Summer & Fall 2018

E-certificate Status*

(See above)

June 12 (Tuesday) 9h to 12h Leacock, Room 232 Sent on June 20
August 7 (Tuesday) 9h to 12h Leacock, Room 232  
September 6 (Thursday) 13h45 to 16h15 Leacock, Room 232  
October 25 (Thursday) 13h45 to 16h15 Leacock, Room 232 Registration will open after Sep 11
November 22 (Thursday) 13h45 to 16h15 Leacock, Room 232 Registration will open after Sep 11
Macdonald Campus Locations  

Spring 2018

 
March 1 (Thursday) 8h30 to 11h30

Barton, Room 1-015

e-certificates sent, April 20
March 26 (Monday)

8h30 to 11h30

Barton, Room 1-015

e-certificates sent, April 25
May 7 (Monday) 8h30 to 11h30 Raymond, Room R3-011

e-certificates sent. May 23