University Biological Safety Workshop

University Biological Safety Workshop

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Maxwell Lecture Theatre 5, Hamilton Building, Trinity College Dublin

College Green

Dublin 2


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University Biological Safety Workshop

About this event

This is a 1-day workshop for all TCD staff and postgraduate research students working with biological agents.

A biological agent is a micro-organism, including those which have been genetically modified, a cell culture or a human endoparasite, which may be able to provoke any infection, allergy or toxicity.

Under the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, and the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Biological Agents) Regulations 2013, all persons working with biological agents are required to have adequate safety instruction training and information.

The workshop includes:

  • Biological Agents – Legislation and Guidance
  • GMO – Legislation and Guidance
  • TCD Biological Safety Policies – Risk Assessment
  • Laboratory Equipment Safety - Aerosols
  • Working Safely in a Biological Safety Cabinets
  • Biological Waste Management & Transport of Biological Agents
  • Infection Control and Universal Precautions
  • Decontamination Procedures
  • Emergency Spill Response Procedures
  • *Please bring your lab coats and safety googles to the workshop as there will be lab practical*

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