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Diploma in Health and Safety

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BIOSAFETY & BIOSECURITY COURSE

Course Description
This course provides an overview of biosecurity/biosafety and the practices, equipment, and facilities for the safe and secure handling of dangerous pathogens in a laboratory setting. It is intended for biosafety professionals, scientists, managers, maintenance personnel, engineers and architects involved in the design, operation or maintenance of laboratories handling infectious agents.

Course Objectives
This course provides an overview of the critical aspects of biosecurity, biosafety and bio-containment. Participants will learn how to assess risks for biohazards in the laboratory setting and the strategies to appropriately manage these risks. By the end of the course, participants will be familiar with international best practices in Bio-risk management.

Content.
This course is offered as a series of modules which include presentations, videos and group discussion.

The course is comprised of the following Modules:

  1. Introduction to Biosafety and Bio -containment
  2. Biosafety and Bio- containment Concepts and Strategies
  3. Biosecurity Concepts and Strategies
  4. Risk Assessment
  5. Biosafety Program Management
  6. Risk Communication
  7. Bio-containment Facilities
  8. Operational Biosafety Practices and Procedures
  9. Biological Safety Cabinets
  10. Animal Biosafety and Facilities
  11. Facility Operations and Maintenance
  12. Disinfection and Decontamination
  13. Waste Management
  14. Bioethics
  15. Transportation of Infectious Substances
  16. Emergency Planning and Response
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ISTC was founded out of the realization that there are many unnecessary accidents, illnesses, injuries and even fatalities occurring in workplaces and in the general community, which could be avoided if people were conscious and aware of the need to keep safe and healthy.Your safety is our concern.Take charge of your safety today and tomorrow by registering a course and be trained by our safety experts.

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