The University’s priority is the health and wellbeing of its staff, students and visitors. For the latest information and details on how the University is responding to the current situation, visit the coronavirus website which also includes links to the UK Government website, World Health Organisation and Public Health England.
Hazardous biological material is that which contains any genetically modified organisms, or any biological agents or multicellular organisms which can cause harm to people, animals or the environment.
The University aims to minimise the likelihood the of fire onsite, reduce the impact of any fire on life, people’s safety, delivery of teaching, research, services, the environment and property.
Risk assessment provides sound economic benefits to the University as well as satisfying legal requirements, but its clearest purpose is to protect the health and safety of people at risk.