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Genetically Modified Organisms (contained use)

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This site describes the health and safety regime covering work with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in contained facilities, such as research laboratories or biotechnology production facilities.

The SACGM Compendium of guidance

Guidance from the Scientific Advisory Committee on Genetic Modification. If you follow this guidance you will normally be doing enough to comply with the law.

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The law and GMOs

The primary piece of legislation that applies to the use of genetically modified organisms in the workplace is the;

More about the law and GMOs

Updated 2013-03-27