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Course Detail

HS019 - Containment Level 3 Principles and Practices

This non-accredited course gives an in depth understanding of the legal requirements for laboratory work and facility design features for high hazard pathogen work (at ACDP Containment Level 3, CL3). The course will identify operational practices, safety management principles and practices that enable safe working. The course presenter will provide short talks on the topics, which will be interspersed with small group exercises.
Duration: Full day (minimum 5 hours) delivery time via Microsoft Teams

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

Certification: A certificate of attendance will be forwarded to delegates on completion of this course.
Suitability: For research, technical and teaching staff and postgraduate students starting work at ACDP CL3, other staff (e.g. Infrastructure Maintenance) closely involved with CL3 facility operation, CL3 laboratory staff requiring a ‘refresher’ session.
It is normally expected that attendees have previously attended the QMUL ‘Working Safely with Biohazards’ (HS020) course (or an equivalent course at another Institution) and/or have an adequate basic knowledge of the biosafety elements of the COSHH regulations and the principles of risk assessment. If in doubt, please contact the HSD Helpdesk in advance to ascertain suitability.

Requalification / Refresher: Attend and complete this course once every 3 years as a refresher.
Bookings: This course is free and bookable via the CPD booking system for QMUL staff / students and Barts Health NHS Trust staff involved in joint projects.

Once booked onto this course, you will receive a calendar invitation to join the Microsoft Teams session.

External organisations: Open to attendees from external organisations but please note this course is geared towards QMUL / Barts Health NHS Trust arrangements. There is normally a fee chargeable to other organisations. Please visit the HSD Website http://www.hsd.qmul.ac.uk/training/ for more information.

Further Information: If you require any further details, please contact the HSD Helpdesk.

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 19 November 2020

Venue: MS Teams Webinar, Online, Online

Time: 09:30 - 16:00


Tutor

  • Dr M Ariyanayagam