Biosafety Cabinet (BSC) Safety

20 min
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This lesson provides an introduction to the different types of biosafety cabinets (BSCs) and their basic operation to minimize the risks associated with accidental and occupational exposure.

Accommodations and language services 

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Intended Audience 

University personnel planning to use a BSC in their research.


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201