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Biological Agent Safety Awareness

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Biological Agent Safety Awareness

Course Overview:

This course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of biological agents and their potential hazards, as well as how to mitigate risks associated with handling these agents. The course will cover the basic principles of biosecurity and biosafety, and will provide an overview of common biological agents and their modes of transmission. Participants will also learn about the proper use of personal protective equipment and decontamination procedures.

Course Objectives:

· Understand the basic principles of biosecurity and biosafety

· Identify common biological agents and their modes of transmission

· Understand the hazards associated with handling biological agents

· Understand the importance of personal protective equipment and decontamination procedures

· Understand the regulatory requirements for handling biological agents

Course Outline:

I. Introduction to Biological Agents

· Definition of Biological Agents

· Overview of Common Biological Agents

· Modes of Transmission

II. Hazards Associated with Biological Agents

· Health Hazards

· Environmental Hazards

· Security Risks

III. Biosecurity and Biosafety Principles

· Importance of Biosecurity and Biosafety

· Risk Assessment

· Regulatory Requirements

IV. Personal Protective Equipment

· Types of PPE

· Proper Use of PPE

· Limitations of PPE

V. Decontamination Procedures

· Principles of Decontamination

· Types of Decontamination

· Decontamination of Equipment and Facilities

VI. Emergency Response

· Response to Biological Agent Incident

· Notification Procedures

· Evacuation Procedures

VII. Conclusion

· Recap of Key Points

· Assessment of Learning Outcomes

· Evaluation and Feedback

Training Methodology:

This course will utilize a combination of lectures, case studies, and group discussions to facilitate learning. Participants will be given opportunities to practice the use of personal protective equipment and decontamination procedures. Participants will be evaluated based on their participation and understanding of course materials.

Duration of the Course:

1 day


There are no prerequisites for this course. Participants are expected to have a basic understanding of workplace safety and health practices.

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