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GM Risk Assessment and Notification

GM Risk Assessment and Notification



This course will provide an introduction to the requirements for working with Genetically Modified (Micro) Organisms (GMMO / GMO’s) in the contained laboratory setting. The topics covered include: the principles and legislative requirements of a GM risk assessment (using QMUL GM risk assessment templates), identifying GMMO / GMO hazards and risks to humans and the environment, establishing correct Containment level for the work and the notification process internally within QMUL and externally to the Regulatory Authority.

• Know the hazards and risks arising from working with GMO / GMMO’s
• Understand the GM Containment Level requirements
• Know the measures required to contain GMO / GMMO’s from start of work through to waste disposal and storage
• Be aware of relevant legislation underpinning GM work
• Be able to conduct a risk assessment of their GM work
• Be aware of the notification process for GM work

Duration: 2 hours



Detailed Description

For further information please contact hs-helpdesk@qmul.ac.uk

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