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Work Health & Safety

Biological Safety


Biological Safety - online module

Prerequisite: Please complete the General Laboratory Safety course before starting this training.

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 workers and university associates who work with biological materials.


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.