Shipping Infectious Substances can be an intimidating task when looking at the multitude of classification, packaging, marking, labelling, documentation and handling requirements.
In accordance with Division 6.2 – Category A and B requirements, this course will keep you compliant with regulations for shipping infectious substances such as those used in medical research and diagnostic fields.
This course will teach you the skills to handle potentially dangerous pathogens, process all of the correct documentation and reduce risks to yourself and those around you.
Apply the technical skills of shipping infectious substances by air
Reference the current Infectious Substances Shipping Guidelines based on the most recent IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Manual
Apply the step-by step workbook in conjunction with the current Infectious Substances Shipping Guidelines publication
Promote safe and efficient handling practices in the workplace
Facilitate shipments in compliance with the applicable regulations
Laboratory personnel shipping viruses for research purposes
Airline cargo acceptance agents and freight forwarders