Members of the University community who are contemplating, or who are presently engaged in work which might fall within the Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines (3rd edition, 2004, Public Health Agency of Canada) are required to contact the University Biological Safety Officer or Secretary of the Biohazards Committee to obtain a permit for this work. Visit the Biohazard Committee website for more information.
DEDICATED HELPDESK We have a dedicated Helpdesk to support the research community at Queen’s. Users can reach us by calling (613) 533-6000 ext. 78426, emailing TRAQ@queensu.ca, using our webform to submit an issue through our Online Support Centre, or in person at University Research Services located on the 2nd floor of Fleming Hall, Jemmett Wing.
If you have Biohazard specific questions, please contact Shelagh Mirski, Biohazards Officer at (613) 533-6000 ext 77077.
Training Support Many training resources will be available to the research community including manuals, videos, webinars, and in-person sessions. We invite you to subscribe to our monthly training & support newsletter, download role based training manuals from our website, watch our instructional videos on YouTube (QueensTRAQ), or follow us on Twitter (@QueensuTRAQ) for the latest updates and training courses available.
Two sessions will be offered on a monthly basis. One for researchers who need to submit a new Biohazard application, or need to reapply for their current permit, and one session for researchers who need to renew their existing Biohazard permit. Space is limited to 20 people per session. The workshops will take place in the Conference Room in the University Research Services, Fleming Hall/Jemmett Wing, 3rd floor. To register for a workshop please click on one of the hyperlinks below:
Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014
Role based training manuals.
Short training video clips on YouTube.