Course Details

Biological Safety and Genetic Modification

Event Description

 

Dates:

15 February 2018

17 May 2018

 

Time:

11.00 am - 12.30 pm

 

Designed for:

Staff or research students who undertake microbiological and/or genetic modification activities in university laboratories.

 

Aim:

This course will provide necessary health and safety advice for those working in a microbiological laboratory.  The legal and safety issues involved when undertaking genetic modification procedures will also be explained. 

 

Content:

• Risk Assessment

• Anti-terrorism Crime & Security Act

• ACDP Pathogen Hazard Groups 1-4

• CL2 and CL3 Physical and Procedural Containment

• Microbiological Safety Cabinets

• Clinical Waste

• Definition of Genetic Modification?

• Duties under GM Legislation

• Classification of GMOs

• University and Government approval procedures

• GM Risks


Aims/Aimed at

Staff or research students who undertake microbiological and/or genetic modification activities in university laboratories.

Booking Information

Register for a course via Queen's Online: http://www.qub.ac.uk/qol - Then select the iTrent training link in the list of services for staff


Booking URL: http://www.qub.ac.uk/qol
New Course: No
Course Type(s): Health and Safety
Staff Categories: Operational, Research, Technical
Keywords: Biological, Safety, Genetic, Modification

Course Contact Details

Name: Organisational Development
Telephone: 5350/5381
Email: training@qub.ac.uk