Principles & Practices of Biosafety

Past Courses

Comments from Past Participants:

"The course is a strong building block in establishing a biosafety professional's career. This course offered a great overview of the pertinent material and provided an opportunity to establish contacts with other professionals in the field."

"I absolutely loved the PPB course. I'm so excited to be a part of the Biosafety community!

PPB Participants

"This was an excellent course! I learned so much every day. The interactive exercises were excellent at solidifying the lecture information. Each of the instructors were top notch, and passionate about the profession. The chance to network with others in the field was priceless. I would highly recommend this class to my colleagues."

PPB Instruction

"In general, this course exceeded my expectations. I now have many more useful tools and resources. The enthusiasm of the instructors was also very positive and made this class even more enjoyable."

"Overall the PPB was a great course. I wish I had attended the course years ago and would recommend the course to anyone starting in the profession."

PPB Instructors

"Great course....instructors were passionate and very experienced. Their real life examples really added to the course."

The Next Course

February 22-27, 2015

(more info soon)

This course is approved for 36.50 P.A.C.E. ® contact hours. The American Biological Safety Association is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program. 

A Comprehensive, Interactive 5-Day Course
Principles & Practices of Biosafety will introduce the essential elements of biosafety and provide extensive resource lists for use after the course. Interactive exercises will be used throughout to provide hands-on experience and to encourage networking and problem-solving among participants and instructors.

At the end of the course each participant will be able to:

Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for persons who are entering the profession and those with up to three years experience in biosafety. It is also suitable for persons who supervise biosafety professionals and for those who will benefit from additional knowledge of biosafety as a complement to their primary responsibilities.

Need more information?
Call the ABSA Office at 1-866-425-1385 or e-mail

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