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Biosafety Committee: Training

The URI Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) provides comprehensive training for personnel conducting Biological Research. Annual training is required for all personnel working at Biosafety Level 2 or higher on approved IBC protocols. This training covers biosafety guidelines followed at URI, the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health (OSHA)’s Bloodborne Pathogen Program, disinfection and waste disposal procedures, and the use of biological safety cabinets.


For staff or students new to URI, the first training must be completed during an in-person session offered by URI EH&S.  Annual refresher training can be completed on the CITI program.

• For information about in-person training courses, visit the University of Rhode Island’s Environmental Health and Safety Training Schedule

• For information about CITI online biosafety training, visit: Compliance Training 

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