Laboratory biosafety and biosecurity

The laboratory biosafety and biosecurity training program is developed for capacity building of biosafety level two (BSL-2) laboratory users. The training program comprehensively covers biosafety and biosecurity theory and practice. Its training curriculum is based on the WHO biosafety guidelines, local biosafety standards, and ongoing biosafety level two research activities in the facility, also taking into consideration the emerging public health issues.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand and define the concepts of hazard, threat and risk
  • Familiarize with the AMP model for laboratory biorisk assessment
  • Understand basic aspects of biosafety and biosecurity
  • Understand basic biorisk mitigation measures

Learning Outcome:

Upon completion of the course the participants should be able to:

  • Enhance the knowledge of biosafety and biosecurity
  • Integrate acquired knowledge and good practices into their routine laboratory practices and procedures
  • Understand the need for bio risk management

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