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Online Biorisk Training

[Biorisk Training]

Frontline Foundation has a growing list of online courses (currently 6), that covers areas from biorisk to dual use reasearch of concern. Their Biorisk Management course, Biohazardous Waste Management course and Biosafety Cabinets course a can be used as preparatory material for people wishing to take the IFBA certification exams.


The Online Biorisk Training Curriculum created by the Frontline Foundation currently has six accredited courses: 1. Biocontainment Facility Design, Operations and Management, 2. Biohazardous Waste Management, 3. Biorisk Management, 4. Biosecurity, 5. Care and Use of Biological Safety Cabinets, 6. Dual Research of Concern. The courses are accredited by International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), and the Biorisk, Biosafety Cabinets and Biowaste courses are all designed to help students prepare for the International Federation of Biosafety Association’s (IFBA) certification exams. Access to the courses must be purchased through Frontline, and they advertise discounts for institutions and people taking multiple courses. The courses range from 2-10 hours, and their publication dates range from 2010-2021. All courses are published in English. 

Frontline Healthcare Workers Safety Foundation, Ltd. (Frontline Foundation) was founded in 1997, and in 2004 was selected by the United States government as a contractor for the National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program (NBBTP), which continues to grow. The Online Trainings are designed to help expand the accessibility of their long-standing on-site training programs, which includes both core and elective courses for biosafety professionals, maintenance staff and the clinical laboratory community.