Content Contributor Benjamin Fontes

Benjamin Fontes, MPH, CBSP

Yale University Environmental Health and Safety

Ben has an undergraduate degree in Biology from Wesleyan University (1986) and a MPH in Industrial Hygiene from the University of Michigan (1995). He is a Certified Biological Safety Professional and an active member of the American Biological Safety Association (ABSA), where he has served as the 2010 President of the association. Ben has also served on the executive board of the International Federation of Biosafety Associations (2013 – 2020) where he has served as Board Chair from 2014 – 2017.

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Basic Introduction to Biosafety

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This course offers an introduction to biosafety for researchers.

Basic Introduction to Biosafety

Biosafety Officer Training – Basic

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This course offers an Introduction to biosafety for new biosafety officers and other environmental health and safety professionals.

Biosafety Officer Training – Basic

Initial Biosafety Training

CME/CEU

This course offers initial training for researchers handling biohazards in a research or clinical laboratory.

Initial Biosafety Training

Disaster Planning for the Research Enterprise

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This course offers information about disaster planning and business continuity to those responsible for research oversight.

Disaster Planning for the Research Enterprise
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Animal Biosafety

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This course offers training for animal researchers conducting experiments involving biohazards.

Animal Biosafety

Select Agents, Biosecurity, and Bioterrorism

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This course provides training on select agent regulations.

Select Agents, Biosecurity, and Bioterrorism

OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens

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This course provides training that meets OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard.

OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens

Personal Protective Equipment

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This course provides training on OSHA personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements.

Personal Protective Equipment

Human Gene Transfer

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This course offers training on National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) requirements for...

Human Gene Transfer

Biosafety Retraining

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This course offers retraining for researchers handling biohazards in a research or clinical laboratory.

Biosafety Retraining

Institutional Biosafety Committee Member Training

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This course offers basic training for Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) members.

Institutional Biosafety Committee Member Training

NIH Recombinant DNA Guidelines

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This course offers training on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant and Synthe...

NIH Recombinant DNA Guidelines

Emergency and Incident Response to Biohazard Spills and Releases

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This course offers training on biohazard emergency response.

Emergency and Incident Response to Biohazard Spills and Releases