The Institutional Biosafety Committee is a sub-committee of the WHS Committee.
Terms of Reference
- To be the primary body responsible for promoting Work Health and Safety, minimising accidental injury and incidents, maximising exemplary work practices and ensuring a safe and healthy working environment when dealing with biological material.
- To be the primary source of advice to the Work Health and Safety Committee, the Vice-Chancellor and Council on all biological health and safety matters.
- To ensure all practices involving biological materials are conducted in accordance with legislation, codes of practice and licensing requirements.
- To evaluate all projects requiring IBC approval and recommend appropriately.
Tenure and frequency of meetings is not specified. The Committee meets as required.
Membership of the Committee:
|Chair||Dr David Steele, Menzies Institute for Medical Research/Faculty of Health|
|Ex officio||Professor Paddy Nixon, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)|
|Members||Dr Stephen Tristram, School of Health Sciences|
Dr Louise Roddam, School of Medicine
Mr Neill Daly, Planning & Development
Assoc Prof Greg Woods, School of Medicine
Dr Andrew Bridle, National Centre for Marine Conservation and Resource Sustainability
Dr Anthony Cook, School of Health Sciences,
Ms Belinda McEwan , Royal Hobart Hospital
Dr Calum Wilson, School of Agricultural Science
Dr Anthony Baker, School of Agricultural Science
Dr Mark Ambrose,School of Medicine