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Tue 10 Mar 2020
14:00 - 16:30

Venue: Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

Provided by: Occupational Health and Safety Service


Bookings cannot be made on this event (Event is completed).

Other dates:

Tue 16 Jun 2020

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Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms

Tue 10 Mar 2020


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 10 Mar   14:00 - 16:30 14:00 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna 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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