This course introduces the concepts of risk assessment and risk groups and goes on to discuss the factors and methodology involved in assessing the risk of a pathogen or toxin. At the end of this course, learners will be able to identify the factors considered when undertaking a pathogen risk assessment.
Course updated in March 2017.
This course will introduce you to a biosecurity risk assessment methodology and will give you the tools for evaluating biosecurity risks in your facility. The concepts presented within this course are described in more detail within the Canadian Biosafety Guideline: Conducting a Biosecurity Risk Assessment.