This training is MANDATORY for anyone working with the agents described in an active IBC Biological Materials Registration and must be renewed every three years. Topics include risk assessments, hazards of agents, exposure routes, PPE, engineering controls, decontamination, spill response, exposure response, training requirements, and lab responsibilities.
*NOTE: The Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP) Standard is not covered in this training. For more information or to schedule a BBP training, 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.
The online training is broken up into modules. Each person must take the NIH Guidelines Awareness Module and EITHER the Biosafety Level 1 Module OR the Biosafety Level 2 Module, depending on the Biosafety Level indicated in the approved IBC Registration. Each module has built-in questions throughout the presentation. You must complete the entire module to ensure that all questions have been answered.
If you are not sure whether you should take the BSL-1 or the BSL-2 Module, contact the IBC Office.
It is recommended that you complete these modules using a PC with Microsoft Office PowerPoint. The links listed below will take you to PowerPoint Show files in a Tufts Box folder. You will need to click the Download button in order to download the file and run the training module. It may take a few minutes to load, depending on the processing speed of your computer.