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Tue 16 Jun 2020
14:00 - 16:30

Venue: Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

Provided by: Occupational Health and Safety Service


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Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms

Tue 16 Jun 2020

Description

A prior risk assessment of all work with genetically modified organisms, from bacteria to animals, is a requirement by law. This course will cover the legal background and your duties, provide guidance on the Hazard Groups and containment levels, explain the notification system and guide you through an example GM risk assessment. At least a basic understanding of biology and genetic techniques is assumed, which will allow you to get the full benefit of this course.

Target audience
  • Principle Investigators
  • Biological Safety Officers
  • Members of departmental GM safety committees
  • Senior Postdocs
  • Further details regarding OHSS’ eligibility criteria are available
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Tue 16 Jun 2020   14:00 - 16:30 14:00 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room map Androulla Gilliland,  Dr Simon Hoer
Format

Presentations and group exercise

Charging

College staff are charged £28 per participant, see charging for further information.

Duration

Two and a half hours

Frequency

A few times per year

Theme
Biological Safety

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