Biosecurity is defined by the security measures designed to prevent the loss, theft, misuse, diversion, or intentional release of pathogens, toxins, and other related assets (e.g., personnel, equipment, non-infectious material, animals, sensitive information). Consult the following resources to find out more about biosecurity.
Canadian Biosafety Standard
Consult the Canadian Biosafety Standard to learn more about biosecurity requirements for laboratories in Canada.
Visit PHAC's e-learning portal for free e-Learning courses on biosecurity such as:
- Introducing Biosecurity;
- Conducting a Biosecurity Risk Assessment;
- Biosecurity plans;
- Introduction to Dual-Use in Life Sciences Research; and
- Insider and Outsider Threats.
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