General Safety Hazards in the Microbiology Lab

(Back Catalog) Lesson Code: PSY-721. The different classes of microorganisms and the hazards with handling each class.

  • Category: Health and Safety - Microbiology Lab


After taking this e-Lesson, you will be able to:

- List and describe the four different classes of microorganisms

- Explain how each class of microorganism should be handled

- Explain the handling of live cultures in the microbiology laboratory

- State the rules to follow when mailing cultures

- Describe how waste is disposed of in a microbiology laboratory

- Explain the safety hazards associated with disinfectants and cleaning agents

- List and describe the hazards associated with media preparation