Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Manager and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Biosafety Policy

Status Current
Effective Date 14th June 2016
Review Date 14th February 2019
Approval Authority Vice-Chancellor
Approval Date 14th June 2016
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Responsible Officer Vasso Apostolopoulos
Vice-President (Research)
+61 3 99192025
Enquiries Contact Faten Zaibak
Biosafety Manager
+61 3 99194199

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

Biosafety Policy provides a framework for the safety and security of all employees, contractors, volunteers and students when dealing with potentially hazardous biological material.

As a consequence of the approval of the VU Research Model, this Policy will be reviewed and may be changed to reflect the new approach to managing and supporting research and research training at Victoria University from 1 January 2018. This Policy review will be completed by December 2017. It is advisable to check with the Responsible Officer before using the current version of the Policy for 2018 matters.