Due to the cessation of face-to-face teaching on QMUL campuses, some changes have been made to the current provision. Check the Venue column for information. Sessions will either proceed online at their scheduled times or will be POSTPONED with further notice. Please check your email as you will likely have received notice, or contact your tutor for more information | Introduction of new booking system

Course Detail

HS030 - Refresher Biological Hazards and GM Agents


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

  • • the hazards arising from working with biological/clinical/pathogens & GM agents and routes of infection
  • • the key principles of bio-containment
  • • the key measures required to contain biohazards and GM agents from start of work through to waste disposal and storage
  • • the relevant legislation underpinning biological & GM work and be aware of legislative updates
  • • the risk assessment process

Provided by: Health and Safety


Date: Tuesday 11 February 2020

Venue: Queens W206 (ME), Queen's Building, Mile End

Time: 10:00 - 11:30


  • Dr M Ariyanayagam
Please check non-attendance policy and possible penalties for non-attendance at http://www.hsd.qmul.ac.uk/training/

External organisations: Open to attendees from external organisations but please note this course is geared towards QMUL arrangements. There is normally a fee chargeable. Please complete the training request form available here http://www.hsd.qmul.ac.uk/training/and email it to hs-helpdesk@qmul.ac.uk

Further Information: If you require any further details please contact the Health & Safety Directorate at hs-helpdesk@qmul.ac.uk