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The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Biological Agents) Regulations 2013 (SI No. 572 of 2013) set down the minimum requirements for the protection of workers from the health risks associated with biological agents in the workplace. The regulations... Read More

The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Biological Agents) Regulations 2013 (SI No. 572 of 2013) set down the minimum requirements for the protection of workers from the health risks associated with biological agents in the workplace. The regulations must be applied to any activity where workers are actually or potentially exposed to biological agents as a result of their work.

This one-day course will be of interest to personnel who are involved in activities that involve occupational exposure to biological agents.

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What's covered?

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  • Types and properties of biological agents found at work
  • Overview of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Biological Agents) Regulations 2013 (SI No. 572 of 2013) and the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Chemical Agents) Regulations 2001 (SI No. 619 of 2001)
  • Overview of the associated Codes of Practice published by the HSA
  • Assessment and control of risk from deliberate and non-deliberate exposure to biological agents at work
  • Operational control of biological agents including the use of PPE

Who should attend?

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Personnel who wish to understand the controls that apply to prevention and protection from occupational exposure to biological agents.

What will I learn?

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Participants achieve the following learning outcomes from the programme;

  • Understand the legislation underlying biological agents
  • Identify the types and properties of biological agents
  • Be able to undertake a biological agents risk assessment
  • Understand the controls required for biological agents including PPE

Who are the tutors?

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How do we train and support you?

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In-House Courses
For In-House courses, the Tutor will contact the Course Organiser in advance to discuss the programme in more detail in order to tailor it specifically to the organisation.

Course Manual
Delegates will receive a very comprehensive course manual.

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Duration
1 training day
Course Times

9.00am - 5.00pm

Price
£380

(includes course documentation, lunch and refreshments)

Delivery Mode
This programme is available In-House and on certain Public dates

Biological Agents

Duration: 1 dayPublic Price: £380
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