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Tue 3 Dec 2019
10:00 - 13:00

Venue: Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Provided by: Occupational Health and Safety Service

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Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms

Tue 3 Dec 2019


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

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Tue 3 Dec   10:00 - 13:00 10:00 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room map Androulla Gilliland,  Dr Simon Hoer

Presentations and group exercise


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


Two and a half hours


A few times per year

Biological Safety

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