About Pre conference course D - Mastering BSL-3 Laboratory Operations Throughout Its Lifecycle: Overcoming Challenges at Every Stage

Pre conference course D - Mastering BSL-3 Laboratory Operations Throughout Its Lifecycle: Overcoming Challenges at Every Stage

Instructors
Eleonora Simeoni and Monika Gsell

Content:

The topics in bold letters will be main topics with most allocated time. The other topics will be covered shortly or depending on the needs of the participants.

  1. Risk assessment
  2. Occupational health
    • Entrance examination
    • Vaccination
    • Medical surveillance (e.g. activities with TB)
    • Pregnancy
  3. Users Training
    • Content
    • How often?
  4. PPE
    • Body protection
    • Respiratory protection
  5. Access control / Biosecurity
  6. Handling / procedures in BSL3 laboratory
    • BSC manipulating
    • Storage / incubation
    • Animal handling
  7. Inactivation procedures / Room fumigation:
    • Methods / techniques
    • Acceptance / validation
  8. Waste
    • Liquid
    • Solid
    • Waste from animal facilities
    • Mixed waste (infectious / chemical)
    • Fumigation
  9. Emergency procedures
    • Spill
    • Medical emergency
    • Other incidents
  10. Project change (new pathogen, decontamination)
    • Change in procedures
  11. Maintenance
    • Shut down
    • Planning
    • Communication

Learning objectives:

At the end of this session the attendee will be able to:

  • Identify all the challenges that occur during management of a BSL3 laboratory
  • Know appropriate BSL3 lab PPE
  • Understand BSL3 lab procedures regarding training, handling, inactivation, decontamination and emergency procedures.

CWA 16335:2011, annex C reference

  • C.2.1.2.2 Occupational health and biosafety
  • C.2.1.2.10 Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • C.2.1.2.11 Infection control, disinfection, decontamination, and sterilization
  • C.2.1.2.12 Biological waste management
  • C.2.1.2.13 Emergency preparedness and response
  • C.2.2.1 Laboratory animal experiments – small animals
  • C.2.2.2 Laboratory animal experiments – large animals
  • C.2.2.11 Containment level 3 activities

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Ticket type Price
Member ticket 1,5 day course - early bird € 630.00
Non-member ticket - 1,5 day course - early bird € 1,250.00

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January 31st 2024
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