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BSL3/ABSL3 Training

Initial BSL3/ABSL3 Training (In-Class, 4hours) and Annual BSL3/ABSL3 Refresher Training (In-Class, 2 hours)

  • This training is required to gain clearance into the UIC BSL-3/ABSL-3 facilities.
  • Initial BSL-3 laboratory training is intensive training for laboratory staff, managers, and individuals with direct or indirect involvement with work in the UIC high-containment labs.
  • This training is designed to prepare individuals to understand occupational risks associated with ABSL-3 and BSL-3 research and the importance of safe work practices and personal protection in preventing occupational exposure.
  • Requirement:
    • Must have a valid UIC NetID and UIN.
    • Must have a previous BSL3/ABSL3 experience or BSL2 experience (two years minimum), including Risk Group 2 infectious agents.
    • Health Clearance.
    • Must meet vaccination requirements.
  • Prerequisite training: UIC lab safety training, BBP training, Hazardous Material Receiving training, Biosafety Cabinet training, and IATA Shipping training.
  • Training Dates: Contact biosafety@uic.edu for registration.
    • July 14th, 9 am – 1 pm
    • October 13th , 9 am – 1 pm
    • Jan 12th 2023, 9 am – 1 pm
    • April 13th 2023,  9 am – 1 pm
  • Additional information: Contact UIC EHSO Biosafety. (biosafety@uic.edu, 6-6873)