BITL Biosafety in the Laboratory

Natick, Massachusetts
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
BITL Biosafety in the Laboratory
Wednesday, November 01, 2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Natick, MA
508-647-1900
192 Worcester Street
Laboratory Safety Institute
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
United States

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Biosafety in the Laboratory (BITL) This an introduction to the principles of biosafety, guidelines and regulations, decontamination and disinfection, disposal and shipment of biological materials/wastes, facility and equipment design, medical surveillance, practices and risk assessments. Participants will be introduced to key Biosafety reference materials and learn how to use them to perform basic biological risk assessments and establish appropriate levels of containment. We will review best practices to minimize the risk of laboratory acquired infections and standard precautions for proper handling of microorganisms. Discussions will be limited to Guidelines for safely handling microorganisms at both biosafety level 1 (BSL1) and biosafety level 2 (BSL2) with minimal introduction to biosafety level 3 (BSL3).

-BITL Courses are held 8AM - 5PM in our Natick, MA office, unless stated otherwise.


Who should attend?

  • Biology Educators/Researchers
  • Environmental, Health & Safety Professionals
  • Institutional Biosafety Committee Members
  • Lab Managers / Supervisors / Workers
  • New Biosafety Professionals
  • Principal Investigators

Registrants Receive:

  • Seminar notebook
  • Certificate of Participation
  • 0.7 Continuing Education Units (CEU's)
  • Graduate Credit eligibility
  • ABIH CM Points eligibility
  • Access to our Toll-Free Lab Safety Hotline
  • Discounts future trainings, services, & pubs
  • Refreshments

Not Included in Tuition: lodging, transportation and meals.

Discussion Topics:

  • Biological Risk Assessment
  • Biosafety Guidelines & Regulations
  • Biotechnology & Cell Biology 
  • Containment Equipment
  • Decontamination
  • Laboratory Acquired Infections
  • Medical Surveillance
  • Shipment of Biological Materials
  • Waste Disposal

Important Links:

Cancellation Policy | Credit Application for POs | PDF Downloadable Schedule

Register 60 days early and receive a discount on individual registrations. When registering more than one person please make sure to include all the names and email addresses at check out.

If you would like to have this course at your location, please contact  Services@LabSafetyInstitute.org

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Payment Instructions

  • PO:
    To pay with a Purchase Order you must submit a Credit Application.

    Mail checks to:
     The Laboratory Safety Institute
    192 Worcester St., Natick, MA 01760

    Credit Cards:
    Pay with MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express through PayPal Express (no PayPal account required)

    If you prefer to provide credit card payment information over the phone, please call 508-647-1900.
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