Biosafety Training

Practical Sessions have resumed at a temporary location: Michael Smith Labs Room 105

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Register for BioSafety Practical Sessions

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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.
  • Plan to arrive by 8:45am for morning sessions and 1:15pm for afternoon sessions! Latecomers will not be able to get in the building.
  • Leave behind all superfluous items. Space is extremely limited so there will not be room for backpacks, laptops, and other belongings
  • Follow all COVID-19 Campus Rules
  • Bring your own:
    • Clean Lab coat
    • Safety glasses
    • Pen for writing the final quiz
    • Lab appropriate clothing – long loose-fitting pants and fully covering liquid-resistant shoes

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

Biosafety Training

Which Biosafety Course do I need?

If you are… Then take It includes
Faculty who has or is applying for a Biosafety Permit Biosafety for Permit Holders
UBC Principal Investigators Only
1 online module and exam
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 Biological Safety Course
Non-UBC $250
9 online modules ending in quizzes
1 practical session with a quiz
Staff, visiting research or student working under a Biosafety Permit who has an expired certificate Biological Safety Course (with Refresher Option in Entry Survey)
Non-UBC $250
9 online modules ending in quizzes
1 assignment submitted online
Faculty, staff, visiting researcher or student shipping biological substances who has never taken TDG training Transport of Dangerous Goods Class 6.2 Full Course
UBC $175
Non-UBC $350
6 hour session
Faculty, staff, visiting researcher or student shipping biological substances who needs to renew an expired TDG 6.2  certificate Transport of Dangerous Goods Class 6.2 Refresher Course
UBC $125
Non-UBC $185
4 hour session

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