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Biosecurity Management


This course will introduce students to the safe practices designed to prevent the introduction and transmission of diseases and disease-causing agents to the surrounding environment. This course will cover major aspects of biosecurity starting with physical security dealing with access controls, personnel biosecurity, material controls, transport security and the maintenance of information security. Participants will learn to develop, maintain, and sustain security regulations to ensure a safe and secure working environment.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Explain the main factors of physical security
  2. Explain the main principles of personnel security management
  3. Maintain material control and accountability
  4. Explain the important regulatory factors in transporting infectious samples
  5. Maintain and control information security

Course Outline

  1. Physical Security
  2. Personnel Security Management
  3. Material Control and Accountability
  4. Transport Security
  5. Information Security

Training Delivery Methods

  1. In-class method
  2. Online method
  • Duration: 30 Learning Hours


Participant who complete the stand alone course will be awarded a Certificate of Course Completion.