Nuaire

Nuaire manufactures clean benches, biological cabinets, fume hoods, incubators, and similar devices. They offer courses at various times of the year on the equipment they manufacture at a modest charge. The course includes theory, basics, and hands on training. Interested participants should contact Peter Weis at 800-328-3352. Additional classes may be scheduled as required. Contact NuAire’s Technical Service Department to check on availability.

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National Sanitation Foundation (NSF)

NSF has responsibility for writing and maintaining the international standard NSF/ANSI 49 “Biosafety Cabinetry: Design, Construction, Performance, and Field Certification”, for  biological safety cabinets.  They also have developed and maintain an international certification program for biological safety cabinets.
For additional information contact Tom Bruursema at 800-673-6275.

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National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB)

NEBB has a regular journeyman certification program for filter testing and they are nationally recognized. They publish an excellent “How To” guide entitled, “Procedural Standards for Certified Testing of Cleanrooms”. This guide covers all aspects of testing and certifying clean rooms, biological safety cabinets and other laminar flow devices.

For more information on their program, contact Don Fedyk, NEBB Technical Director, at Don@nebb.org.

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Micro-Clean

Micro-Clean has always had a strong commitment to providing top-level industry training for its employees and customers. As affirmation to this commitment, Micro-Clean is proud to present our state-of-the-art training facility located in Bethlehem, PA. This facility includes a classroom style auditorium and specially designed, hands-on TechCenter and Development areas.

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Labconco

Labconco manufactures clean benches, biological cabinets, fume hoods, incubators, and similar devices. They offer courses at various times of the year on the equipment they manufacture at a modest charge. The course includes theory, basics, and hands on training.
For information contact Joe McGuinn at 800-821-5525.

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Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST)

IEST Contamination Control Section is the organization that writes all of the Recommended Practices (RP’s) referenced many times in the filtration certification field. They hold annual technical meetings in May & November and have tutorial classes on all aspects of cleanrooms lectured by various experts on the subject. For more detailed information email IEST at information@iest.org, visit their website or call Corrie Roesslein at 847-255-1561.

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International Air Filter Certifiers Association (IAFCA)

IAFCA is a professional association. The majority of their membership is involved with the testing of biological safety cabinets.
IAFCA sponsors a certification program through the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies.
They hold an annual technical meeting where papers are presented on various subjects concerning biological safety cabinets.
For specific information on IAFCA call 888-679-1904 or iafca@iafca.com.

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Harvard School of Public Health

“In-Place Filter Testing Workshop” is a training program to prepare for testing and certification of systems containing HEPA filtration & gas absorption systems used for nuclear & non-nuclear applications.

For information call 617-384-8692 or email contedu@hsph.harvard.edu.

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Forma Scientific

Forma Scientific manufactures clean benches, biological cabinets, incubators, and similar devices. They offer courses at various times of the year depending on attendees preference. The free course is tailored to the students and includes theory, basics, and hands on training. For specific information contact Mike Martin at 800-848-3080.

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Eagleson Institute

Located in Maine, The Eagleson educational organization was created by the owner of The Baker Co. and offers many courses throughout the year, both basic and advanced.  For more specific information call Mary Ann Sondrini at 207-490-1076 or eagleson@eagleson.org.

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