IBC Training Requirements

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All lab personnel working on the project for which there is a request for an IBC Registration must provide documentation for and maintain current training:

Type of Work IBC Training EHS Training
All Laboratory Work Initial Biosafety Training https://www.fau.edu/ehs/training/
Work with Animals Not required for IBC. See IACUC requirements. https://www.fau.edu/ehs/training/
Field Work with Animals Not Required for IBC. See IACUC requirements. https://www.fau.edu/ehs/training/
Work with Recombinant DNA NIH Guidelines
Dual Use (as appropriate)
N/A

The Initial Biosafety Training offered through the CITI program is a 14 module course encompassing biosafety areas such as biohazard risk assessments, risk management, disinfection and sterilization among others.

To add this course to your CITI account:

  • Login to your CITI account at https://citiprogram.org
  • Click on the, "View Courses", button next to Florida Atlantic University.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on, "Add a Course."
  • For Question 1, select the, "Biosafety/Biosecurity (BSS)", option and click the, "Next", button.
  • For Question 7, select the, "Initial Biosafety Training", course option and click the, "Next", button.