HSE RSS feeds » Bio safety http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:27:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 HSL: Biological Monitoring for Chemical Exposures at Work – Buxton, 9 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/biological-monitoring-for-chemical-exposures-at-work http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/biological-monitoring-for-chemical-exposures-at-work#comments Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:19:55 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52811 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 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/biosafety http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/biosafety#comments Tue, 07 Feb 2017 13:55:14 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52750 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 http://www.hse.gov.uk/biosafety/gmo/notifications/publicregister.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/biosafety/gmo/notifications/publicregister.htm#comments Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:25:36 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52161 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 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-Biosafety-concepts-working-practices-containment-level3.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-Biosafety-concepts-working-practices-containment-level3.htm#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:00:18 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50829 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 http://www.hse.gov.uk/biosafety/gmo/notifications/publicregister.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/biosafety/gmo/notifications/publicregister.htm#comments Thu, 20 Aug 2015 11:00:01 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49174 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 http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg280.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg280.htm#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 14:30:56 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48127 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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