BIOLOGICAL MATERIAL AND DRY ICE SHIPMENTS training for safe handling and shipping of biological materials and dry ice in compliance with regulatory agencies including the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Department of Transport (DOT), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The training includes general awareness and familiarization (video), function-specific training, and security awareness. Prerequisite for this training is "Bloodborne Pathogen" training for all shippers who handle human blood, body fluids, tissues, or human cell lines. Participation is required once every two years for all employees, graduate students, medical students, principal investigators, physicians, nurses, technicians and post-doctoral fellows packaging, preparing shipping documents, shipping or transporting biological materials, patient specimens, and/or dry ice.
TRAINING FREQUENCY: Biological Material and Dry Ice Shipments training is required every two (2) years. Training records are available to confirm who has completed the EHS Biological Material and Dry Ice Shipments training with the past 24 months. Biological Material and Dry Ice Shipments training may be completed as follows:
- Review training schedule for Biological Material and Dry Ice Shipments
- See training records for Biological Material and Dry Ice Shipments
- Attend Biological Material and Dry Ice Shipments training session (register)