free online biosafety course

over the years, osha has created rules and published guidelines to make laboratories increasingly safe for personnel. there are also other osha standards that apply to various aspects of laboratory activities and these are referenced in this course. after studying the course material and answering the quiz questions, it is time to take the final exam. if you do not pass a final exam, you will see a “retake exam” button next to the course on your student dashboard.

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cdc biosafety cabinet training

biosafety is the application of safety precautions that reduce a laboratorian’s risk of exposure to a potentially infectious microbe and limit contamination of the work environment and, ultimately, the community. if you work in a lab that is designated a bsl-2, the microbes there pose moderate hazards to laboratorians and the environment. one example of a microbe that is typically worked with in a bsl-3 laboratory is mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that causes tuberculosis. a gas-tight sealed container that is …