Due to COVID-19, all in-person training sessions are cancelled until further notice. Trainings will be provided via WebEx using the links below.

Wednesday Trainings (June 24, August 26, October 28, and December 22)

Tuesday Trainings (July 28, September 22, November 24)

All trainings will occure at the times listed in the table to the right. 

 

Please register at least 1 week in advance by sending an email to the Biosafety Officer: Ryan Bartlett, ryan.bartlett@montana.edu, (406) 994-6733

Other Options: This training is also offered in three parts from CITI: Biosafety for BSL1 and BSL2 Laboratories, NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acids, and OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens.

Description This training covers the following topics:  General laboratory biosafety (bioagents, risk groups, biosafety principles, biocontainment, etc.), IBC oversight, NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acids, OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard, and prevention of laboratory-acquired infections.
Completion Information Upon completion of this training attendees will be authorized to use biohazardous materials in the labroatory.
Protocol Requirement Yes
Valid for 3 Years
Duration 1 Hour
Course Materials No materials are required for this training.
Training Outcome

At the conclusion of the training attendees will be know: 

  • NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acids
  • OSHA bloodborne pathogen standard
  • Biosafety research compliance
  • Correct use of PPE
  • Principles of biosafety
  • Biosafety lab signs
  • Decontamination procedure
  • Biohazard waste disposal process
  • How to deal with sharps
  • Proper transport procedures for biological agents
  • Common sources of laboratory acquired infections
  • Techniques for controlling exposure and contamination

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

For questions regarding Chemical Safety, see http://www.montana.edu/srm/chemical-safety/chemicalsafety.html