The Western Comprehensive Local Research Network in association with Argusafe
WCLRN Dry Ice Training Programme (Half Day)
Date 20th February 2013 – 1pm – 4.30pm
Lecture Theatre 3, Education Centre, University Hospitals Bristol, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol BS2 8AE
Who should attend?
This day is meant for clinical research staff preparing to or working on NIHR adopted studies who will be dealing with dry ice.
Objectives of day?
To review the legislation, safe handling and disposal of dry ice. Be provided with an SOP.
1.00pm -1.30pm Welcome and Introduction (tea/coffee-no lunch provided)
• Risk assessments and controlling risks
• Properties of dry ice
• Hazard identification and control
• Disposal of product and packaging
• Transportation and dispatch of dry ice
• Packaging, labelling and dispatch of biological materials
• General precautions
• First Aid
• Written test
We are giving preference to attend these training events, to clinical research staff who work in the WCLRN region. If you work outside of these regions, we are happy to take your details and put you on a waiting list in case there are places still available when WCLRN staff have been accommodated.
The Comprehensive Clinical Research Network is part of the NIHR Clinical Research Network, which supports research to make patients, and the NHS, better.