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The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) and the U-M Department of Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) require that all laboratory personnel complete the applicable biosafety training courses. It is the Principal Investigator’s responsibility to ensure that laboratory personnel complete the required training.
Biosafety training at U-M is offered by EHS. The training focuses on the proper procedures to handle biohazardous materials in the laboratory, including appropriate use of equipment and safety measures
- (Highly recommended) If you will work with viral vectors, complete the "Working Safely with Viral Vectors" (course #BLS008). This instructor-led course is offered every other month by the Vector Core and EHS. Free. Pre-registration required through My LINC. Select the course option for the date you wish to attend.
- (Required) If you will be working with human cells, tissues, or fluids, complete a Biosafety and Bloodborne Pathogen Training course on an annual basis. There are two course options: