Hazard Group 1

The possession or use of hazard group 1 biological agents and hazards is subject to the following:

  • Biological COSHH risk assessment a biological COSHH risk assessment is required for hazard group 1 biological agents and hazards. Complete the University biological COSHH risk assessment form.
  • Monitoring The PI must monitor the work to ensure that the controls are effective and used by all group members.
  • Review Biological COSHH risk assessments must be reviewed and amended immediately where there are any changes to the activity or the risks.
  • Records The PI must keep all biological COSHH risk assessments including all revised versions and other relevant records. Please keep electronic versions of all risk assessments and where possible add them to the Institute J drive this can be accessed by your local safety co-ordinator these files will be reviewed by an Annual Audit.