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Nov 15, 2022 noon CT | MABioN Webinar: Retooling: Adapting HAZWOPER to a biomedical academic research institution

15 November, 2022 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm CDT

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MABioN is proud to offer a webinar discussing

Retooling: Adapting HAZWOPER to a biomedical academic research institution

This presentation will describe how HAZWOPER hazardous material training can be geared to fit the needs of individuals working in an academic research institution

Presented By: John C. Bivona

University of Chicago
Director of Biosafety and Biosecurity,
Select Agent Alternate Responsible Official

John received his Bachelor of Science from Illinois State University, with an emphasis in Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), in 1994. He began his career working for an EHS consultant and then in 2000 was hired by University of Chicago EHS, where he served for eight years in multiple roles including Industrial Hygienist, EHS Officer, and Biosafety Officer/Alternate Responsible Official for the Select Agent Program.He currently serves as the primary point of contact for the UChicago Select Agent Program at the Howard Taylor Ricketts Laboratory (HTRL), which is located on the campus of Argonne National Laboratory.

John oversees all aspects of biosafety, biosecurity and incident response, including all communications related to the program, both internally within the program and externally with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Department of Agriculture. John has numerous other certifications, including OSHA 40 – Hour HAZMAT, OSHA Hazardous Material Handling, OSHA 510 – Standards for General Industry, and First Receiver Decontamination for Hospitals and FEMA Incident Command Systems for Health Care Organizations.


15 November, 2022
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CDT
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