Training

Technical Services

Technical Services

The STERIS difference is not only industry-leading products but also the Technical Service resources to back those products. Our Formulated Chemistries Technical Services Group has the knowledge, the know-how and the tools to deliver unmatched service. We are a trusted resource, bringing together multiple technical disciplines and decades of hands-on experience serving the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and related industries. Our globally-recognized professionals understand our Customer’s processes, problems and applications.

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Vaprox Training and Certification Program

Vaprox Training and Certification Program 

Why Vaprox Training & Certification Program?

  • Learn the proper handling, application and storage of STERIS's Vaprox® Hydrogen Peroxide Sterilant and Vaprox 59 Hydrogen Peroxide Sterilant.
  • The U.S. Environmental Agency (EPA) requires completion of this course prior to purchasing/using sterilant (U.S. Customers only).
  • A 3-year certification is granted by STERIS for successfully completing this course.

How Vaprox Training & Certification Course Works

  • This course is a web-based training program that will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. You will create an account login so that you can save progress and print a certificate upon successful course completion if needed. A test will be administered to measure success.
  • Please click on the link below to begin the online training module:
  • Training Registration & Login - http://vaproxtraining.com/login/?ref_page=%2F
  • If you have any questions or difficulties with the training please contact Customer Service at 800.444.9009
Equipment Maintenance Training

Equipment Maintenance Training

  • Let STERIS show you how to get the most out of your equipment.
    • STERIS offers equipment maintenance and technical training programs to help teach proper care, usage and preventive maintenance of a variety of STERIS products. Individual classes can be customized to meet your needs and are offered on-site at your facility or online. The goal of our technical training program is simple: to help you protect your investment and maximize the uptime of your equipment.
  • Custom On-Site Training Classes https://servicetraining.steris.com/service-training-programs/on-site-training/
    • Customized on-site training classes are delivered at your site using your autoclaves, washers, low temperature sterilization equipment and water purification equipment. These classes are customized to your specific STERIS equipment, ensuring all of your specific questions and needs are answered during your training. Topics covered are:
      • Safety, Operation and Troubleshooting
      • Component locations and functions
      • Descriptions and explanations of preventive maintenance requirements
      • Preventive maintenance requirements
  • Online Maintenance Training Classes https://servicetraining.steris.com/service-training-programs/online-courses/
  • Online technical training courses combine unparalleled flexibility and the advantage of being able to review classes repeatedly to further enhance student learning. Online technical training courses combine unparalleled flexibility and the advantage of being able to review your classes repeatedly to further enhance student learning.
  • Our online equipment maintenance and operation training courses allow your staff to become better acquainted with your STERIS equipment without ever needing to leave your facility.
  • Cleaning Validation Seminar
  • Process Cleaning & Cleanroom
  • Microbial Control in Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Cleanrooms
  • Meet with an Expert
Cleaning Validation Seminars for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

Cleaning Validation Seminars for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

  • Cleaning and Cleaning Validation is a two-day pharmaceutical cleaning validation class for pharmaceutical manufacturers addressing the practical aspects of meeting cleaning and global regulatory requirements.
  • The class focuses on cleaning and cleaning validation of product contact surfaces in process manufacturing; please note that it does not cover general environmental cleaning in cleanrooms.
  • Topics Covered:
    • Cleaning Objectives
    • Validation Programs
    • Global Regulatory Expectations
    • Cleaning Technologies
    • Process and Engineering Issues
    • Cycle Development
    • Residues and Limits for Cleaning Agents
    • Microbial Issues in Process Manufacturing
    • Issues in Non-Routine Cleaning Analysis and Sampling
    • Cleaning SOPs
    • Validation Protocols
    • Monitoring Issues
    • Trouble Shooting Cleaning Problems
  • Fee: $ 5,000 USD plus Travel Expenses for Speakers (includes seminar and seminar notes for up to 50 attendees.
  • Presenters: The presenters for this seminar are industry experts from the STERIS Technical Service group.
  • To inquire about scheduling a seminar at your site: Call 314.290.4743 or contact your STERIS account manager
Process Cleaning & Cleanroom Targeted Training Programs

Process Cleaning & Cleanroom Targeted Training Programs  

  • In addition to the other seminars listed, the STERIS Life Sciences Technical Services team can also create and deliver targeted training programs, typically in the one to two hour time frame regarding the following process cleaning and cleanroom-oriented topics:
    • Selection and Application of Aqueous Cleaners
    • Cleaning Process and Engineering Issues
    • Cleaning Validation Requirements
    • Residues and Limits for Cleaning Agents
    • Disinfectant Selection and Application
    • Disinfectant Validation
    • Troubleshooting
    • Microbial Excursions
    • Establishing Microbial Limits
    • Personnel Issues in Cleanroom Management
  • Please contact the STERIS Pharmaceutical and Research Technical Services team for more information regarding our targeted training programs. We can be reached at 314.290.4743.
Microbial Control in Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Cleanrooms 

Microbial Control in Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Cleanrooms 

This one-day, pharmaceutical microbial control seminar provides regulatory based and industry-standard, practice-based information to pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers for microbial control training on microbial device cleanroom standards. The information covered in this seminar includes disinfectant mechanisms of action, selection criteria, application and validation. This seminar grew out of several on-site seminars that were held at the request of pharmaceutical and medical device facilities that were seeking guidance in establishing microbial control programs.

Topics Covered:

  • Microbial Control Technologies - Disinfectant Chemistry, Disinfectant Regulation, and Quality Control Aspects
  • Selection and Integration of Chemistry and Application Options
  • Validation Practices and Troubleshooting Techniques
  • Substrate Compatibility
  • Chemical Residue Testing
  • Isolator Sanitation Issues
  • Personnel Issues
  • Troubleshooting Microbial Excursions

Fee: $ 2,500 USD plus Travel Expenses for Speakers (includes seminar and seminar notes for up to 50 attendees.

To inquire about scheduling a seminar at your site: Call 314.290.4743 or contact your STERIS account manager

Presenters: The presenters for this seminar are industry experts from the STERIS Technical Service group.

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