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Workplace Biorisk Management Course
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 Export to Your Calendar 2017-11-20 to 2017-11-24
When: Monday, November 20, 2017
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Sunnyside Park Hotel
Johannesburg, Gauteng 
South Africa

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OBJECTIVES

This course is designed to:
‒ enhance understanding of occupational exposures to biological agents,
‒ provide an overview of how to recognize or identify biohazards,
‒ assess and mitigate the risks as required by the Hazardous Biological Agents
(HBA) Regulation (No. 22956),
‒ demonstrate monitoring of hazardous biological agents (HBAs),
‒ provide guidance on overall preventative strategies, and
‒ cover applicable testing modalities.
The course will be presented by occupational health experts with BioRisk
Management experience; and combines lectures, demonstrations, problem
solving and skills building through interactive group and individual activities.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
If any of the below poses a CHALLENGE to your HBA control strategy then this
course is for you
‒ Regulation compliance requirements are challenging
‒ Implementing HBA control measures are problematic
‒ Struggling with HBA risk assessments
‒ Knowledge on HBA sampling & identification is limited

EXPECTED OUTCOMES

‒ To recognise sources of HBA exposure in the workplace.
‒ To conduct a comprehensive HBAs risk assessment in the workplace.
‒ To link the knowledge gained on BRM to HBA exposure in the workplace.
‒ To recommend intervention strategies for reducing or controlling workplace exposure.
‒ To select the appropriate sampling and analytical techniques for monitoring of various HBAs.
‒ To utilise the available expertise of Biorisk Management in South Africa.

‒ To enable the development and implementation of a Biorisk Management strategy for the workplace.

REGISTRATION FEE

Early bird (before 10/10/17): R3200 | Standard (before 11-31/10/17): R3500 | Late (01-17/11/17): R3800

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