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Biocontainment Facility Construction


This course will not be run individually in 2013, but will be held as part of our MEGA Workshop.

Currently there are no MEGA Biocontainment courses scheduled please check back later.




This course will cover the issues related to design and construction of laboratories, especially concentrating on the detailed design of walls and ceilings and the associated penetration. Different construction materials will be addressed, such as:

  • Stud walls with double fire rated plaster board
  • Sandwich panel systems
  • Stainless steel panel systems
  • Glass wall systems
  • Solid concrete on block walls
  • Level of detail
  • Pressure testing
  • Penetrations
  • Cooling
Also covered will be the impact of high negative pressures and corrosive decontamination gasses. Verification of containment will be discussed in detail.

Course participants: This course is suitable for engineers and architects involved in facility design and construction and laboratory facility managers.

NOTE: We welcome enquiries from institutions regarding private training. if you are interested in a private course please contact us for further information. View Agenda from previous course


Biosecurity & Biocontainment
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