What training is required?
Branches of the federal government that have oversight over biological materials require regular training for employees. Training requirements are based upon both the types of materials handled and the activities involved using those materials such as shipping or genetic engineering activities. Listed below are the current training courses offered for researchers, both basic and clinical, that maintains compliance for the College with these agencies. The courses offered for required training include:
Biosafety & Bloodborne Pathogens for Researchers
Bloodborne Pathogens for Clinical Staff
Lab-Specific Employee Orientation Checklist
Recombinant DNA Training
Complete details on training for researchers using biologicals can be found on MCW’s intranet site. If you have access to InfoScope, search for keywords “safety training” and select the first link among search results: Environmental Health & Safety Training.