The University of Toronto presents the Principles and Practices of Biosafety Workshop, a comprehensive 5-day lecture series which introduces the essential elements of biosafety. Participants of this interactive course will have the opportunity to advance their biosafety knowledge in such areas as risk assessment, protective measures, facility and equipment requirements and governmental regulations. The course content has been developed and will be delivered by a diverse panel of experts in the field of Biosafety including University of Toronto Institutional Biosafety Committee members and provincial and federal regulators.
Participation in the Principles and Practices of Biosafety course is relevant for both participants who are new to the field as well as those who wish to augment their current knowledge of biosafety as practiced in their professional duties.
*U of T reserves the right to make changes to the agenda at any time.
Day 1: Biosafety and Biosecurity Framework
Day 2: Biosafety in Diseases and Infections Prevention (Part 1)
Day 3: Biosafety in Diseases and Infections Prevention (Part 2)
Day 4: Engineering and Controls
Day 5: Administrating Your Biosafety and Biosecurity Program
At the end of the course each participant will be able to:
*Please note: All aspects of the workshop will be conducted in English.
Location and Fees:
St. George Campus, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
$2,500 for full 5-day course
$750 for 1-day registration (combinations of one or multiple days are possible)
All prices include 13% HST. Lunches and snacks provided. Participants are responsible for travel and accomodations. U of T staff and students please contact the EHS Office for pricing.
U of T reserves the right to cancel this course up to 4 weeks prior to the start date. Book travel and accomodations accordingly.
Nearby Hotel Accommodations
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 108 Chestnut St.
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