Biosafety Training

Mandatory for all persons working with Risk Group 1-3 biohazards

All Research Safety Training Practicals:

Location: Room 103, Wesbrook Building (6174 University Blvd)

  • Building is secure, the instructor will meet you at the front entrance 15 minutes prior to session start. You will not be allowed to join the session if you are late.
  • Please leave time to find the location and arrive on time. Map link for directions.
  • If you cannot attend a booked session, please cancel as soon as you can so that others are able to register.

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Before attending the session, you must

When attending the session, you must:

  • Maintain physical distance (2 m) from others as much as possible.
  • Wear a non-medical mask.
  • Arrive on time! Latecomers will not be allowed to join.
  • Leave behind all superfluous items. Space is limited so there will not be room for backpacks, laptops, and other belongings
  • Bring your own:
  1. Lab coat
  2. Safety glasses
  3. Pen for writing the final quiz
  4. Lab appropriate clothing – long loose-fitting pants and fully covering liquid resistant shoes

Biosafety Training

Which Biosafety Course do I need?

If you are… Then take It includes
Faculty who is applying for a Biosafety Permit Biosafety for Permit Holders
UBC Principal Investigators Only
  • 1 x 20 min online module followed by a quiz
Faculty who is applying to renew a Biosafety Permit Biosafety Refresher for Permit Holders
UBC Principal Investigators Only
  • 1 x 20 min online module followed by a quiz
Staff, visiting research or student working under a Biosafety Permit who has not taken the course before and with access to or handling of risk group 1-3 biological materials Biosafety for Study Team Members
    • Part 1: 9 x 15 minute online modules, each followed by a quiz
    • Part 2: A 2.5-hour in-person session with a written exam
Staff, visiting research or student working under a Biosafety Permit who has an expired certificate Biosafety Refresher for Study Team Members
  • 4 x 15 min online modules each followed by a quiz
Faculty, staff, visiting researcher or student shipping biological substances who has never taken TDG training Transportation of Dangerous Goods Class 6.2 – Infectious Substances

  • 6 hour session

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