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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


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

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

Presentations and group exercise


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


Two and a half hours


As required

Virtual training

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