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Course Detail

HS019 - Containment Level 3 Principles and Practices

This full day course gives an overview of the legal requirements for high containment laboratory work and facility design features, operational practices and safety management principles and practices which enable safe working. The Biological Safety Adviser and internal/external expert(s) in high containment laboratory work/practices will present short talks on the topics which will be interspersed with small group exercises.

For research, technical and teaching staff starting work at ACDP Containment Level 3, other staff closely involved with facility operation.

Objectives

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the relevant legislation underpinning high hazard pathogen laboratory work
  • Understand the safety practices for high hazard pathogen laboratory work
  • Understand the design and operation of safety critical features in the containment facility
  • Understand and gain information to plan and implement safety management procedures, including emergency protocols for a facility
  • Be able to conduct a risk assessment of work according to the relevant legislation and guidance

Provided by: Health and Safety

Details

Date: Thursday 7 November 2019

Venue: Abernethy Room B, W, Abernethy Building, Whitechapel

Time: 09:30 - 16:00


Tutor

  • Dr M Ariyanayagam
Attendees from External Organisations: If you have booked onto one of the QMUL Health & Safety Training courses please contact the Health & Safety Directorate for further instructions by emailing hs-helpdesk@qmul.ac.uk with your name, organisation, course code and course date requested.