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CABS-ACSB membership is open to anyone who has an interest in biological safety. This includes microbiologists, laboratory workers, health care professionals, veterinarians, safety officers, industrial hygienists, certifiers and engineers. Knowledge on laboratory design, containment principals, sterilization and disinfection, etc. is essential in preventing exposure and infections in the workplace. The membership fee is $50.00 per year. Membership year runs from January to December.

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Up Coming Events

  • USDA ARS 4th International Biosafety and Biocontainment Symposium

    February-06-2017

    Global Risk Challenges and Agriculture and Beyond, Feb. 6-9, 2017, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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  • ABSA Webinar: Q&A Infectious Substance Shipping

    February-17-2017

    A distance leaning opportunity! Feb. 17, 2017 1230-3pm (CST)

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  • ABSA Webinar: Large Scale Biosafety

    February-21-2017

    February 21 and 23, 2017, 12:30 – 3:00pm (CST)

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  • ABSA Webinar: Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC) Roundtable Discussion

    March-15-2017

    A distance learning opportunity March 15, 2017 12:00 – 2:00pm (CDT)

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  • 6th "Laboratory Biorisk Management" Workshop April 18-21, 2017, Winnipeg, MB

    April-18-2017

    Three day workshop on how to develop biosafety & biosecurity management system

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  • European Biosafety Association 20th Annual Meeting and Conference

    April-26-2017

    Madrid, Spain, April 25 and 26, 2017

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  • ICID Vaccine Innovation Conference

    May-10-2017

    Montreal, QC , May 10, 2017, Hosted by Vaccine Industry Committee

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  • Canadian Biosafety Symposium 2017

    June-13-2017

    Victoria, BC, Canada, June 13-15, 2016, Canada's Annual Biosafety & BiosecurityEvent

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  • ABSA Principles and Practices of Biosafety

    July-09-2017

    July 9-14, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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  • 60th Annual Biological Safety Conference

    October-13-2017

    Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, Oct. 13-18, 2017

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    About Us


    The Canadian Association for Biological Safety/L’Association Canadienne Pour La Sécurité Biologique (CABS-ACSB) was formed in 1990 as the Canadian affiliate of the American Biological Safety Association (ABSA). CABS-ACSB is a non-profit association, which aims to establish a Canadian network of individuals interested in a wide variety of biological safety issues and to enhance the knowledge and understanding of biological safety.

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    Interested in finding out the many benefits of becoming a CABS member and the broad spectrum of individuals that we represent? Check us out and become a member! CABS-ACSB offers Canadian biosafety professionals, whether employed by public health organisations, clinical/pharmaceutical/medical industry, laboratories, university and research institutions, or other organisations that have an active interest in biological safety.

    Membership Benefits


    CABS-ACSB membership is for biosafety professionals of all levels to expand their knowledge, and explore future issues. CABS-ACSB is currently involved in other projects such as participating and collaborating with other biosafety related groups to form a national voice for Biosafety professionals in Canada, helping in the development of training initiatives, and develop the Canadian Registered Biosafety Professional program.

    Nominations and Elections


    CABS-ACSB executive is the voice for making the critical decisions needed to keep the association strong and highly relevant in our ever-changing field. We are all responsible for ensuring we select individuals who will keep CABS-ACSB in the forefront of biosafety and help build a solid future.

    Strategic Plan – Future Objectives


    To supports its members and to develop its role in the national and international community CABS/ACSB makes available a variety of opportunities and resources to facilitate the sharing of expertise. To develop a Biosafety Professional Registered Designation program in Canada.

    President's Message


    As president of the Canadian Association for Biological Safety/L’Association Canadienne pour la Sécurité Biologique (CABS-ACSB), I welcome you to our new website. We have faced various challenges in the past, including a major server failure that affected the website and membership engagement.

    Jobs

    Looking for a job? Seeking an applicant? Do you wish to add a job posting to the CABS-ACSB website? Become a CABS-ACSB member and reach employers and applicants here!

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