Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland

Pathogens from laboratories and production facilities

At present there are separate regulations that control

  • the release into the environment of pathogens that could cause animal or human diseases
  • the release into the environment of Genetically Modifies Organisms
  • the exposure of workers to pathogens in the workplace.

HSE: Working with Pathogens

New regulations have been developed that cover work with GMOs.

HSE: Genetically Modified Organisms

 

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