GMO (CU) REGULATIONS 2000 RISK ASSESSMENT FORMs
FOR ACTIVITIES INVOLVING THE USE OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED MICRO-ORGANISMS AND EUKARYOTIC CELL AND TISSUE CULTURE SYSTEMS IT IS REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A RISK ASSESSMENT TO THE LBH GM safety committee.
- It is the responsibility of the Principal Investigator (PI) to undertake a risk assessment in relation to any genetic modification work they, or members of their research group, undertake.
- The risk assessment must be undertaken and be reviewed and approved by the local GM Safety Committee in advance of work starting. A risk assessment is required for any activity involving genetically modified organisms, including storage, irrespective of where the GMO was originally made.
There are 2 forms for risk assessments.
- The full risk assessment is required for new activities, for which no previous risk assessment has been submitted
- A risk assessment for a previously approved GM project, for example with new personnel, or minor modifications