Past EBSA courses
17 May 2022
Pre conference course F. Biorisk assessment and management: basic principles and how to get it right (1 day)Gentbrugge
This course is aimed at defining and implementing the principles of risk assessment and risk management in different situations. Some situations are complex and present significant risks which need to be managed and demonstrated as effective. Suitable for early career and those wishing to improve risk assessment skills and knowledge.
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17 May 2022
Pre conference course D. Personal protection equipment (PPE) – making optimal choicesGentbrugge
This course will both give a theoretical overview of the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in BSL2 and BSL3 laboratories and alsothe practical experience with different sorts of PPE.
02 December 2021
Instructors: Henrik Bregnhoj & Lawrence Dickson
This course will give you an introductory experience with application of current digital educational technologies like production and use of power point-based videos, planning and execution of webinars, and the use of an Learning Management System
18 November 2021
Personal Protective Equipment
Instructors: Ulrika Allard Bengtsson and Per Staugaard
This course will both give a theoretical overview of the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in BSL2 and BSL3 laboratories ...
16 November 2021
Epidemiology - what is it and what do these numbers really mean?
New date to be announced soon due to the instructor being out sick.
Instructors: Andreea Dobrescu
1. Introduction to Epidemiology
2. Summarizing Data
3. Measures of Risk ...
14 October 2021
Instructors: Jan Piet Tijssen & Cathy Bakker
This course intends to inspire you. To convince you that safety not only pays (for you and the company), but also is fun and moreover a serious profession.
30 September 2021
Bloodborne pathogens in the lab: minimize exposure & prevent infection
Instructor: Dana Brehar-Cioflec
Moderator: Heather Sheeley
This course will provide an overview on the main aspects of working safely with blood and blood containing materials in various types of laboratories (diagnostic, research, etc.).
Prevention of laboratory infections involving bloodborne pathogens will be addressed with focus on general and specific prevention measures, materials and equipment, as well as health monitoring.
Brief exercises will be included to highlight the discussed aspects.
International and European regulations and recommendations will be highlighted and relevant references and links will be provided.
19 August 2021
Disinfection and Sterilization
This course is an introduction to the subject. It describes the most commonly used chemical and physical methods, with an emphasis on the important criteria to be assessed in choosing an approach and verifying its effectiveness.
01 July 2021
Auditing for maximum impact – an introduction
Instructor: Julia Cotton
Biosafety professionals must be able to carry out biosafety and biosecurity audits and inspections, identify failures, non-conformities, corrective actions and areas for improvement and monitor progress.