Terms of Reference:
The Committee provides specialist advice and guidance on the use of genetically modified organisms and infectious agents at work. Its purpose is to:
(a) Review the policy on and arrangements for biological Health and Safety matters including control of hazards associated with pathogenic organisms.
(b) Make recommendations to the Health and Safety Management Group on policy and arrangements required under current or proposed biological Health and Safety regulations, Approved Codes of Practice and Guidance.
(c) Act as the Statutory Committee for oversight of Genetic Modification.
(d) Form Project Groups to review and report back to the Committee on specific issues.
(e) Oversee the investigation of incidents arsing from or associated with biological agents at work and the preparation of reports and recommendations to the Health and Safety Management Group.
(f) Commission specific reports necessary for specialist advice.
|Chair:||Senior Academic||Professor S Patrick|
|Ex Officio:||Chair, Health and Safety Consultative Committee||Professor D Jones|
|University Biological Safety Officer||Mr S Church|
|Deputy Biological Safety Officer||
|One Member of Technical staff||Mr P Larkin|
|Occupational Health Physician||Dr D O Todd|
|Safety Manager||Mr R G Butler|
|Trade Union Safety Representatives||
Dr M McCaigue
Mr B O’Loughlin
Dr L Kulakov
Centre for Cancer Research & Cell Biology
Centre for Infection & Immunity
Centre for Vascular & Vision Sciences
School of Pharmacy
School of Biological Sciences
Dr P Mullan
Professor L Cosby / Dr R Ingram
Dr D McDonald
Dr J Burrows
Dr A Trudgett / Professor M Larkin
Professor P Coyle
Relevant University Officers
|Serviced by:||Human Resources Directorate|
|Reports to:||Health and Safety Management Group|
|Receives reports from:||
Health and Safety Management Group
Health and Safety Consultative Committee
Other committees and advisory groups as appropriate
Updated January 2013