Safe Use of Biological Safety Cabinets

Target Audience: All staff and students required to use a biological safety cabinet must follow this course.

McGill students & staff click on register online using the McGill Human Resources Staff Development course registration system.

Non-Mcgill student registrants please complete and submit the Paying Participant Training Form

Content: HEPA filtration, cabninet airflow characteristics, types of hoods, and safe work practices.

Duration: 2 hours (including examination time)

Cost (McGill): Free for McGill Community (students, staff and faculty). When registering using the on-line registration system you will be prompted to enter a FOAPAL - no FOAPAL is required therefore leave the field blank.

Cost (Non-McGill): $25 (if paid by PI); $100.00 per person plus applicable taxes for other payment methods.

E-Certification Status, please note: If you read "sent" and have not received your copy, please email ehs [at], along with the course date and your ID.

English/French Sessions
Date Time Location / Language  
Downtown Campus Locations

Spring & Summer 2019

E-Certificate Status*

(See above)

April 1 (Monday) 12h web refresher e-certificates sent on April 18
April 25 (Thursday) 13h45 to 15h45 Leacock, Room 232 online test is accessible until May 1
May 9 (Thursday) 11h15 to 13h15 Leacock, Room 232 Registration is open
June 3 (Monday) 12h web refresher Registration is open
June 18 (Tuesday) 13h to 15h 3610 McTavish, Room 430 Registration is open
August 13 (Tuesday) 13h to 15h 3610 McTavish, Room 430 Registration is open
Macdonald Campus Locations  

Spring 2019

May 2 (Thursday) 12h30 to 14h30 Raymond, R3-048 Registration is open
July 9 (Tuesday) 12h45 to 14h45 Centennial Centre, Room 1-162 Registration is open