Carriage of diagnostic and infectious substances by air training
This training course is aimed at UCL staff who are specifically responsible for shipping infectious and diagnostic substances by air. This course is fully approved by the Civil Aviation Authority.
At the end of the course, you will have learnt how biological materials must be classified, prepared, packaged and labelled for safe transport by air.
This course is fully approved by the Civil Aviation Authority and concludes with an open book validation. Successful candidates receive a certificate of competence valid for two years, after which you must revalidate your qualification.
Please note that refreshments will be provided but lunch will not.
All safety instructor-led training courses are delivered by our team of safety experts.
The course will cover the following:
- Introduction to the regulations governing the shipment of diagnostic and infectious substances by air
- The legislative framework
- UN numbers and proper shipping names
- Classification - infectious substances, biological products, GMOs and diagnostic/clinical specimens
- Packaging requirements - Category A and Category B plus dry ice
- Labelling and marking
UCL staff who are specifically responsible for shipping infectious and diagnostic substances by air.
Training courses are free to UCL staff however your Department will be charged £50 if you fail to attend when booked on a course. Non-attendance at first aid courses will incur a higher non-attendance fee.
If you have not received your confirmation notification from the MyHR Mailer please contact Safety Services on 020 3108 8592 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Places to external delegates are only offered if there is spare capacity on an instructor-led course.
Please contact email@example.com to be placed on a waiting list stating the course title and date you wish to join.
Due to the limited number of places available for this course, you must apply to Safety Services to undertake this course.
Last updated: Friday, March 18, 2022