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Webinars: Webinar: Intro to Biosafety and Biosafety Cabinets–Types, Design Features, When They Are Needed, and Best Uses

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Webinar: Intro to Biosafety and Biosafety Cabinets–Types, Design Features, When They Are Needed, and Best Uses
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This webinar will open with a review of biosafety basics–common biohazardous agents and biosafety protection levels. Then the focus will shift to the major types of biosafety cabinets, their design differences, and uses.

Live Air Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016

This webinar will open with a review of biosafety basics–common biohazardous agents and biosafety protection levels. The presentation will then explain the different types of biosafety cabinets, including the design differences of the major types of biosafety cabinets, and briefly discuss their features and functions. OSHA standards and other key regulations will be discussed.

As an attendee, you will learn more about:

  • • Biohazardous agents
  • • Biosafety concepts and principles
  • • Biosafety levels and associated risk group agents
  • • Biosafety cabinet design–terminology and their functions
  • • Issues to protect critical inflow velocity and flow–i.e. the right location

Speaker

Vince McLeod is an American Board of Industrial Hygiene Certified Industrial Hygienist and the senior IH with Ascend Environmental, Mr. McLeod has more than 35 years’ experience in industrial hygiene and environmental engineering services, including 28 years with the University of Florida’s Environmental Health & Safety Division. His primary strength is conducting exposure assessments and hazard evaluations. Mr. McLeod’s consulting project experience includes comprehensive IH assessments for major power generation, manufacturing, production, and distribution facilities.

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