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Training for Working with Biological Materials

*Two in-person Biosafety training courses have been added for September!*

*Wednesday 9/4/19 1PM-3PM Facilities B, Room 182* 

*Wednesday 9/25/19 2PM-4PM Facilities B, Room 182*


In addition to the basic laboratory training courses — Fundamentals of Laboratory Safety (with HazMat Spill Response) and Fire Safety Training  personnel working with biological materials might need to take one or both of the following courses. Training requirements are determined by risk assessment by the biosafety staff.

  • Biosafety- must successfully complete refresher training every three years;
  • Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP)- if a researcher works with blood and/or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM; human/primate material) as part of their job duties, they must successfully complete refresher training annually.

To learn how to register for all applicable trainings, please see the following links: