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Biosafety in Research Laboratories (BRL) Training

This training will focus on Biosafety principles and practices for Biosafety Level 1 and Biosafety Level 2 laboratories. Topics include risk assessments, hazards of agents, exposure routes, PPE, engineering controls, decontamination, spill response, exposure response, training requirements, and lab responsibilities.

Please note that the Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP) Standard will no longer be covered in this training. For more information or to schedule a BBP training, please go here or contact Tufts EHS. If you are a Tufts Medical Center employee, please contact TMC’s EHS Office (617-636-3218) to discuss their BBP requirements.

This training is MANDATORY for anyone listed on an active IBC approved Biological Materials Registration.

If this is your first time completing the Biosafety in Research Labs (BRL) Training, you must attend an Instructor-Led (in-class) Training. The Tufts Biosafety Office offers this training on all campuses throughout the year. We encourage you to identify any of your department staff that may need this training and see to it that they attend an upcoming session.

Please note that class size is limited and registration is required. Contact the IBC Office to reserve your spot.

Class Dates and Times for 2017


AM Times (10:00am-12:00pm)
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Tuesday July 11, 2017
Tuesday August 22, 2017
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

PM Times (1:00pm-3:00pm)
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Thursday August 3, 2017
Tuesday September 12, 2017
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

AM Times (10:00am-12:00pm)
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

PM Times (1:00pm-3:00pm)
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Wednesday, November 15, 2017


PM Times (12:00pm-2:00pm)
Monday, April 24, 2017
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Monday, September 11, 2017
Monday, October 23, 2017
Friday, November 17, 2017
Tuesday, December 12, 2017