What resources and additional training are available?
Biosafety training modules provided by the Medical College of Wisconsin include:
Biological Safety and Bloodborne Pathogens for Researchers,
IATA/DOT Biological Materials Shipping,
Animal Biosafety Level 2 Theory and Practice, and
The Biological Safety Officer is available to provide additional agent-specific training for materials such as viral vectors. In addition, researchers who are assigned to work in the biocontainment facility are required to undergo annual in-person training covering BSL3/ABSL3 theory and practice, biosecurity and respiratory protection.
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 link for Environmental Health & Safety Training.