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Shipping Biological Substances Training – June 5, 2014


Course Name:   Shipping Biological Substances, Cat. B and Dry Ice

Class Description: Training covers DOT regulations and IATA requirements to transport Biological Samples and Dry Ice. This training is required for researchers shipping samples and includes general awareness and function specific sections.

Key topics covered in this course are:

Classification, handling, packaging, labeling, and documentation, procedures for shipping biological substances

Proper completion of the Shipper’s Declaration for Infectious Substances to ensure shipment compliance with Dangerous Goods Legislation

Discussions of key issues involved in the shipping of infectious substances

Date:                     June 5, 2014

Duration:             2.5

Start Time:          9:30am

Stop Time:          12:00pm

Credit Hours:     2.5

Instructor:           Francine Rogers

Location:              Safety Office  Van Vleet Bldg.