Biological

The University has established planned arrangements for managing biological hazards associated with teaching or research. Biosafety covers the proper use of biologically hazardous material.

Please note: The following forms are updated frequently. Please access the forms from this page and do not store a local copy to avoid using outdated forms.

Risk management

Risk associated with biologically hazardous material is controlled at the University through applying the risk management approach. Potential hazards must be identified, assessed and control measures applied, considering legislative and regulatory requirements, prior to research project commencement. Details must be recorded in the local hazard register and regularly reviewed.

Use of certain pathogenic substances and Level 1 or Level 2 Infectious Agents requires approval from the Institutional Biosafety Committee prior to commencing use.

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