Course Details

Biological Safety Management for PI's - March 31st, 2020 POSTPONED
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Category:
Laboratory Safety
Course rationale:
Please note the closing date for registrations is March 13th.
Course objectives:
• Carry out a biological agent risk assessment
• Implement safe work skills & best practice in biological agent/material handling in laboratory & other settings
• Understand regulatory & best practice requirements for containment of microorganisms in the laboratory
• Utilise PPE & engineering controls appropriately & understand potential limitations
• Identify biosafety management issues in their own work area
• Dispose of biological waste safely
• Deal with biological spills
Target group:
Principal Investigators
Content:
• Occupational health & lab acquired infection statistics
• Biosafety legal requirements
• Biosafety management - Based on CWA 15793 Laboratory Biorisk Management Standard
• Type & hazard classification of microorganisms
• Routes of entry of microorganisms in the laboratory setting
• Containment of microorganisms & GMMs
• Lab Microbiological Practices & Techniques & Special Practices - Hygiene, transport, health surveillance, decontamination (Including use of disinfectants) & training & supervision
• Safety Equipment (Primary barriers & PPE) – Containment devices, use of biosafety cabinet, centrifugation safety, & PPE selection & donning & doffing
• Facility design & construction (Secondary barriers) – Laboratory features, & autoclave use & safety
• Specific hazards associated with biological materials
• Laboratory standard precautions for blood & body fluid
• Laboratory animals
• Cell culture hazards
• Genetically Modified Microorganisms
• Biological waste disposal
• Cultured lab waste
• Human & animal biohazard waste
• Laboratory sharps
• GMM waste
• Biological agents risk assessment
• Risk assessment considerations
• Biological agents MSDS exercise
• Risk assessment practical exercise with client or consultant supplied template
• Biohazard spill response
• Biological incident prevention & planning
• Dealing with infectious liquid spills
• Spills in the biosafety cabinet
Prerequisites:
Please note the Safety Training Cancellation Policy applies to this course and the minimum notice for this course is ten working days by email to cancel a place. If the required notice is not provided, a fee in the sum of E125 will be payable to the Safety Training Budget.
Start date (yyyy-mm-dd):
Mar 31, 2020
Duration:
0 days
Time:
10.00am - 4.30pm
Organiser:
Health & Safety Office
Venue:
G011, Hardiman Building
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