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Workshop on Biosafety, Laminar Air Flow Cabinets Technology Awareness, Ducted and Ductless Fume Hoods

M9 Al Bayrouni Hall 25 APR 20179 AM
​The Central Labs Directorate in the Deanship of Academic Support Services organized a workshop on Biosafety & Laminar Air Flow Cabinets, Ducted and Ductless Fume Hood Technology Awareness for Central Laboratories staff and faculty members from College of Medicine, Pharmacy, Sharjah Institute of Medical Research(SIMR) and selected departments from College of Science and Engineering. The Workshop was presented by Mr. Owais Yaqub from ESCO Life Sciences who is an NSF accredited engineer and an ISO 17025 internal auditor.

The workshop was focused on below topics:
  • Biosafety / laminar flow / isolators / classification
  • Compliance of  International standards
  • Safe use of biosafety cabinets and isolators 
  • Overview of certification / validation of biosafety cabinets & isolators
  • Types of fume hoods and their application 
  • Fume hood basic configuration 
  • Over view of certification / validation of fume hoods 
  • Ductless fume hood and its filters configuration

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