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Category: Bio safety

HSL: Biological Monitoring for Chemical Exposures at Work – Buxton, 9 Mar 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This workshop is an overview of biological monitoring and how it can enhance the service that occupational hygiene and health professionals offer.

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HSL: Biosafety – Concepts and working practices at Containment Level 3 – Buxton, 27 February – 3 March 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

This is a four day course (run over five days) on working in and with a Microbiological Containment Level 3 facility. It will comprise a number of modules presented by a combination of interactive theory, practical and workshop training.

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GMO Public Register Report – updated August 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016

An electronic copy of the Genetically Modified Organisms Public Register, updated for August 2016, is now available to view.

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Biosafety: concepts and working practices at containment level 3 – Buxton, 29 February-4 March 2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016

This course on working in and with a microbiological containment level 3 facility, will comprise a number of modules using a combination of interactive theory, practical and workshop training.

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GMO Public Register Report – updated

Thursday, August 20, 2015

The Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2014 requires the competent authority to maintain a public register of information about all notifications concerning contained use. This contains information on premises and individual contained uses, the purpose of individual contained uses and the characteristics of the GMOs involved.

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HSG280 – Guidance for licence holders on the containment and control of specified animal pathogens

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

On 1 April 2015, HSE became the licensing authority for issuing Specified Animal Pathogens Order (SAPO) licences, in addition to being responsible for inspection and enforcement. This guidance is aimed at SAPO licence holders, users and biosafety professionals. It describes the containment and control measures and related management arrangements which must be applied.

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