Any UAB employee shipping, handling, or offering for transport samples considered Biological Substances, Category B Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), Exempt Human or Animals Specimens (EPS)must complete training every two years or if regulations change. This a Federal requirement per the Hazardous Materials Regulations.

If you have determined that the substances you are shipping is not capable of causing permanent disability, life-threatening or fatal disease, it must be shipped as a Biological Substance, Category B. To help determine if your substance falls under Category B, review the PDF file below or use the Classification Chart to help you properly classify your shipment.
Go to the Campus Learning System to complete this training course.
To access transcripts, log into Learning Locker.

Below you will find reference material and job aids to assist you in shipping Biological Category B. After completing the course, feel free to return here and print any of the material you find useful.

Call 205-934-2487 for more information.