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Health, Safety and Emergency Management

Biological Materials Training


Biological Materials – Online Module


To develop an understanding of the safe working practices relating to manipulation and disposal of biological material in the laboratory.

Content Outline:
    Biological hazards
    Risk assessment
    Classification of biological agents into risk groups
    Common laboratory equipment
    Waste management
    Incidents & emergencies
    Online quiz
Who should attend:

All staff and university associates who work with biological materials.

No of Participants: N/A

This online unit is intended as an introductory module for new users or a refresher for existing users of biological materials.



To register for training please log into OASIS

  • Access iPerform via the 'My Work' tab
  • Click 'Browse for Training'
  • Locate your course from the list
  • Click 'request'

Once registered, you will be returned to 'My Training'.  All active training will appear on this screen.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received at least 5 business days before the start of each session. Cancellations must be received in writing by e-mail to Health, Safety and Emergency Management (HSEM). If course fees apply, cancellation after 5 business days or a ‘no show’, the full session payment will apply. Refunds can be obtained through the Curtin ePay system.  To cancel sessions please do so through iPerform to allow another staff members to take your place

Health, Safety and Emergency Management Reserve the right to cancel any course if insufficient enrolments are received. Should this occur, those who are enrolled will be notified and will be priority for the next available course.