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Tue 9 Mar 2021
14:00 - 16:30

Venue: N/A - MS Teams

Provided by: Occupational Health and Safety Service


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Virtual - Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms

Tue 9 Mar 2021

Description

This training will be run as a webinar through Office Teams.

A prior risk assessment of all work with genetically modified organisms, from bacteria to animals, is a requirement by law. The course 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 Trainer
1 Tue 9 Mar   14:00 - 16:30 14:00 - 16:30 N/A - MS Teams 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

As required

Theme
Virtual training

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