Hazard Group 2

Hazard Group 2

A category of microorganisms listed by the UK’s Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens, which it defines as biological agents that can cause human disease and may be a hazard to employees. Hazard Group 2 agents are unlikely to spread to the community and effective prophylaxis or effective treatment is usually available.

Examples
Herpesviruses, orthoviruses, paramyxoviruses, picornaviruses, adenoviruses.
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02 Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold): Supply, delivery and installation of a Flow Cytometer to be housed within a microbiological safety cabinet (Bespoke Bigneat Cabinet) located within a CAT3 Facility required for assessment of live and fixed pathogens (ACDP hazard group 2 or 3), and mammalian cells.
Contract notice: Mobile Cage Change Stations for work up to and including Hazard Group 2 pathogens.
The Crick is intending to procure Mobile Cage Change Stations for work up to and including Hazard Group 2 pathogens valued at up to 500 000 GBP.
The equipment will consist of 10 Mobile Cage Change Stations for work up to and including Hazard Group 2 Pathogens with an option to buy up to a further 15 within 24 months.

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