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Health and Safety: Biological COSHH for Laboratory Users



Personal Effectiveness


Health and Safety

About this course:

This course will help you understand the risks of using biological agents in the laboratory and the control measures required to manage them.

It will also explain the differences between a biological COSHH risk assessment and a regular COSHH assessment.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the session you will:.

- Be able to identify biological substances and categorise them.

- Describe the hazards of biological substances.

- Explain the principles of biological containment.

- Be familiar with control measures for biological hazards.

- Carry out a biological COSHH risk assessment.

Who should attend this course:

Users of biological containment laboratories.


Dr Russell Leek.

Learning Provider: This course is administered by People Development; please contact for more details.

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