Kewaunee Scientific Free Webinar on Biosafety & Biocontainment

Kewaunee Scientific Free Webinar on Biosafety & Biocontainment


  • Post By : Kumar Jeetendra

  • Source: Microbioz India

  • Date: 22 Oct,2020

Kewaunee Scientific is conducting a free webinar on Biosafety & Biocontainment on the 28th of October 2020. The webinar will focus on the basics of biosafety & biocontainment, followed with facility design and operational requirements. Viresh Sheth, Director & CEO of Shriyata Lifetech Pvt. Ltd., will conduct the webinar.
Registration is free at
About the webinar: Biosafety is a collective term used for safety measures applied to handling of biological materials or organisms with a known potential to cause diseases in humans.
In today’s world, more & more research is being taken up for use of biological organisms to combat various diseases. Additionally, countries are working on biological agents which can cause harm to human beings as weapon. It is important biocontainment measures and measures to combat biohazards and bio-disasters are well understood for the safety of human beings.
The webinar will take the participant through the basics of biosafety and then discuss the various measures for bio-containment and biosafety with an aim to familiarise participants on what care needs to be taken in a facility and choice of equipment to ensure that biohazards and bio-disasters can be prevented.
On completion of the Webinar, the participants will be able to:
• understand the classification of the various biosafety levels
• understand the risk assessment process to be carried out during a facility design
• understand the containment measures
• understand the facility design requirements
• understand the criteria for choosing the Biosafety cabinets for a workplace
• understand the criteria for choosing the Personnel Protective Equipment for a workplace

Speaker Profile: Viresh Sheth is a high-skilled senior director level projects & engineering leader, with 25 years of experience. Viresh has delivered complex, end-to end projects including design, engineering planning & control, procurement, investment planning, quality and regulatory compliance (USFDA & EUGMP) for top Biopharmaceutical & Pharmaceutical majors across locations in India & abroad. Viresh serves as the Director & CEO of Shriyata Lifetech Pvt. Ltd, an end-to-end engineering consultancy and process consultancy services provider.

About Kewaunee: Founded in 1906, Kewaunee Scientific Corporation is a recognized global leader in the design, manufacture, and installation of laboratory, healthcare, and technical furniture products. The Company’s products include steel, wood, and laminate casework, fume hoods, adaptable modular systems, moveable workstations, stand-alone benches, biological safety cabinets, and epoxy resin work surfaces and sinks.
The Company’s corporate headquarters are in Statesville, North Carolina, USA. Direct sales offices are in the United States, India and Singapore. Three manufacturing facilities are in Statesville serving the domestic and international markets, and one manufacturing facility is in Bangalore, India serving the local and Asian markets. The Company has subsidiaries in Singapore and India.
Kewaunee Scientific’s website is at . Kewaunee International Group website is at .

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