Safety Services


Biological/Genetic Modification safety toolkit

The Universty Arrangements Chapter 3 covers managing biological safety (including work on genetically modified organisms).

This toolkit contains information needed for users to manage the risks associated with their

  • biological hazards, and
  • work with genetically modified organisms (GMOs)

and gives guidance on

  • managing the facilities where this work is carried out
  • the remit of local Bio/GM committees, and
  • other related hazards e,g, waste, transport and chemicals

The University's Biological Safety Advisor is who, together with University Safety Co-ordinators, is able to advise schools and individuals on appropriate facilities, operational matters, risk assessments and training for work with GMOs and other biological materials