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Laboratory facilities that work with agents of moderate risk to both personnel and the environment require Level 2 containment. BSL-2 laboratories have specific containment devices, administrative controls, and practices/procedures to maximize safe working conditions.

This training program provides participants with key information on biological safety management, handling pathogens, biological safety cabinets, cell lines, spill response, and how to work with small animals within BSL-2 labs. All individuals who work within BSL-2 labs must complete this training program.


  • University of Windsor Introduction
  • Biosafety Management
  • Handling Pathogens
  • Biological Safety Cabinets
  • Spills, Decontamination and Biological Waste
  • Cell Lines
  • Small Animals
  • Additional Information (regulations)

At the end of the of the presentation you will be required to take a brief quiz. You must score 80% on all quizzes and the final exam to successfully complete the course.

Access Requirements

Access to this training program requires a valid UWin ID. If you experience difficulty accessing the course, please contact ITS Help Desk at ext. 4440.

Computer Requirements

This course can be taken from either a PC or MAC. Minimum requirements are:

  • An internet connection
  • Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher
  • Speakers to hear the audio

Additional Biosafety Training Resources

Contact the Chemical Control Centre

If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Chemical Control Centre
 B37 Essex Hall
Phone: (519) 253-3000 ext. 3523
Fax: (519) 973-7013