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 is not specified at present and membership is by invitation. The Committee will meet quarterly.
Membership of the Committee:
|Chair||Dr David Steele, Menzies Institute for Medical Research/Faculty of Health|
|Members||Dr Stephen Tristram, School of Health Sciences|
Mr Barry Russell, Infrastructure Planning and Compliance
Assoc Prof Greg Woods, School of Medicine
Dr Anthony Cook, Wicking Dementia Research and Education
Ms Belinda McEwan , Royal Hobart Hospital
Dr Calum Wilson, School of Land and Food, TIA
Dr Anthony Baker, School of Land and Food, TIA
Dr Mark Ambrose, School of Medicine
Dr Valerie Hecht, School of Biological Sciences
Mrs Laura Maddock, WHS Unit, Human Resources