Biosafety - concepts and working practices at Containment Level 3
HSL is to run a 5 days course on Biosafety - concepts and working practices at Containment Level 3.
Please email your expression of interest
This course will allow attendees to achieve a greater
understanding of the work carried out within a Containment Level 3
facility, the equipment used and the concepts and philosophy of
working with biological agents at that level of containment.
It will also cover the design, management and legislative
requirements associated with operating a Containment Level 3
laboratory facility. It will also provide the skills and confidence
to deal with accidents and incidents and to enforce their duty and
the duty of others in maintaining and working in a safe
Who should attend?
Anyone working at or intending to start work at Containment
Level 3 also Safety Advisors, Biological Safety Officers who
support Containment Level 3 facilities.
Previous experience working at Containment Level 2 is
Who will present the course?
HSE staff presenting the course will include Brian
Crook, Microbiology Team Leader with 25 years' experience
as a research microbiologist in occupational health and safety
including working with Hazard Group 3 pathogens. Other HSE
staff will include specialists in human factors and the design and
use of personal protective equipment and ventilation systems and
specialist HSE Inspectors. Practical sessions in HSL's
Containment Level 3 laboratory facilities will provide hands-on
opportunity to understand the design and operation of such
The course will be run at the HSL laboratory in the spa town of
Buxton. Buxton is in the heart of the Peak District and has good
links to mainline train stations and Manchester International
Airport. This course can be run at your site or local area by
Please note the invoice option is not available within 4
weeks of the course date, or for overseas customers. If you
are selecting the invoice option for payment, it will be mandatory
to input a purchase order/reference number as we are unable to
process booking forms without this.
For further dates and additional information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or contact the Training & Conferences Unit
at HSL directly on +44 (0)203 028 3704.
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