Genetically modified organisms reporting procedures

Unintentional release of a genetically modified organism

  1. Contact the Laboratory Supervisor and/or Chief Investigator immediately.
  2. Inform the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) through either:
  3. - Laboratory/Research Safety Officer Melissa Musicka on 4921 6846
    - Secretary IBC/Safety Officer Liz Pilgrim on 4921 6542
    - Chairperson IBC  Associate Professor Doug Smith on 4921 7108
    - Associate Director, Health & Safety Dr Maggie Goldie on 4921 7730.

    If none of the above people are available please contact the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) on 1800 181 030.

  4. Log the issue using the online incident reporting system.