Location: Offered in-house as needed;  available upon request.

To register, contact the Biosafety Officer: Ryan Bartlett, ryan.bartlett@montana.edu, (406) 994-6733.

Other Options: This training is also offered online from CITI: Shipping and Transport of Regulated Biological Materials

Training Title Shipping and Transport of Regulated Biological Materials
Description This training is given as of a presentation and covers topics such as: government regulations for biohazards material transport, what constitutes dangerous goods, procedure for shipping dangerous goods, identification & classification of infectious agents, classes of dangerous goods, proper packing, marking packages containing infectious agents, category A & B shipping process, shipping genetically modified organisms, import/export permits, emergency measures, and security guidelines. A short quiz will also be given.
Completion Information Upon completion of this training attendees will be authorized to ship biohazardous materials.
Protocol Requirement Not Applicable
Valid for  2 Years
Duration 1 Hour
Course Materials No materials are required for this training.
Training Outcome

At the conclusion of the training attendees will know: 

  • Requirements to ship biohazardous materials
  • Procedure for shipping dangerous goods
  • Identification & classification of infectious agents
  • Classes of dangerous goods
  • Proper packing of dangerous goods
  • Shipping process for dangerous goods
  • Emergency measures
  • Security guidelines