The Laboratory biosafety course is a joint effort between the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), Centre for Emergency Preparedness (CEPR), Office of Laboratory Security (OLS), and the Canada Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA), Office of Biohazard Containment and Safety.
The course is comprised of a series of modules, each module addressing a key topic in basic and intermediary levels of laboratory biosafety.
NOTE: The first five modules are now currently underway with another five yet to be developed.
Recommended for all microbiology laboratories in universities, hospitals, private industry and government departments who have a laboratory handling biological agents.
The objectives of the first five modules in this course are to provide the individual with a deeper knowledge and understanding of:
E-learning, self-study, Internet-based
Note: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to print a Certificate of Completion for their records.