All work involving genetic modification of animals, plants and micro-organisms must be carried out in a safe manner and in full compliance with College Policy and the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act, the Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations and all other relevant legislation, including the Regulations of the Health & Safety Executive, its Advisory Committee on Genetic Modification and, where appropriate, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.

All storage, use or disposal of Genetically Modified Organisms must be approved by the relevant GM Safety Committee before the material is imported to or created on College premises.

All requirements for biohazardous work must also be applied.