Wet Workshop (COMSTECH, Islamabad; March 13-17 2019)
WET WORKSHOP: Biological Risk Mitigation Training Program organized by Pakistan Biological Safety Association in collaboration with Fogarty International Center, National Institute of Health, USA and Behavioral Based Improvement Solutions, USA (April 13-17 2019). Sean G Kaufman, CEO and founder partner of Behavioral based improvement solution, USA was invited to train all participants from twenty different institutes from all provinces of Pakistan on donning and doffing of high level of personal protective equipment like PAPR, Tyvek suits etc. All participants were also trained during workshop on needle stick injuries response and other emergency response, spill response both outside and inside Biosafety cabinet and designing a lab covering locker room, shower room, ante room, decon room, laboratory, animal room and all related signage.
The training bridged the gap between the Master Trainer Workshop (where communication skills and learning techniques were taught to the participants) and the Training of Trainers (where participants were provided trainings regarding the bioprism series).
The participants appreciated the efforts of PBSA and will strive towards a biosafe and biosecure Pakistan.