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Thu 2 Jul 2020
09:00 - 16:30

Venue: Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Provided by: Occupational Health and Safety Service


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Shipping Biological Materials (IATA) Course

Thu 2 Jul 2020

Description

This is a one-day specialised CAA approved training course aimed at those departments shipping biological materials by air (IATA). It will use the 2020 IATA Regulations and will cover the full classification, packaging, labelling and documentation required to ship the following goods:

  • Infectious Substances (Category A)
  • Biological substances (Category B) (e.g. samples, vaccines, bloods, etc)
  • Exempted goods – (e.g. cell lines, DNA)
  • Genetically Modified Organisms

It will also cover the requirements for the supplementary materials encountered, such as dry-ice, dry-shippers and samples that are in small amounts of potentially flammable, or toxic, preservative fluids.

Successful candidates will receive a training certificate valid for two years, restricted only to the materials described above.

For completeness, transport by road and rail etc will also be covered.

Target audience
  • University staff
  • Further details regarding OHSS’ eligibility criteria are available
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 2 Jul 2020   09:00 - 16:30 09:00 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room map Keith Harrington
Format

Presentations

Charging

Training cost borne centrally for University staff. See charging for further information.

About the presenter

The trainer is Keith Harrington of RoadSafe Europe

Notes

Further particulars will be available after bookings have been confirmed.

Duration

One full day session

Frequency

Every year

Theme
Biological Safety

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