The Biosafety Unit provides basic training on biological safety to all University staff.
Full details including course content are in the Biosafety Training flyer which can be downloaded and used to publicise the sessions. Alternatively see the training timetable.
This session covers the basic principles of containment and working safely when handling biological materials.
This session covers the stringent regulatory requirements for work involving genetic modification.
This session covers the regulatory and University requirements for dealing with wastes arising from biological, medical and veterinary facilities.
This session will cover how biological materials must be classified, packaged and labelled for transport.
The Health and Safety Department arranges a specialist external trainer to provide a one-day course in the University on the transport of infectious substances.
This training is available to people interested in safety within a biological environment.
ISTR have accredited the course materials used by the BTI. Once attendees have completed all of the units provided in this 5 day course (and passed the assessment), they can become registered by ISTR as Level 1 Practitioners if they have two years' relevant experience.
This article was published on Jul 6, 2011