Safety course

Mandatory safety course for students

at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

  • The course consists of two modules and is a mandatory part of the Master’s degree studies at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics.
  • The "Handling accidents" course is offered twice a year.
  • Laboratory conduct if offered four times a year (first day of each quarter)
  • You can take the two modules separately.
  • You must pass the entire course to complete your Master’s degree programme.
  • Please note that you must register for each module separately (see below).


Students of 1st and 2nd year, please wait until your third year as the seats on the courses should preferably be filled by students on the 3rd year.


Course description for the two modules of the safety course

Laboratory Conduct

Once the date for the next course is available, it will appear on this website

Good laboratory practice

  • Biological agents and recombinant organisms
    • Laboratory classification
    • Project report
    • Work routines
    • Waste management
  • Chemical management
    • Chemical categories
    • Waste categories
    • Risk and safety (RS) statements
    • Workplace instructions
    • Chemical registration
  • Alarms
    • Alarm systems at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
    • Alarms to the police, fire services and rescue services

Course in handling accidents

-Former First Aid course 

The date for the next course is August 28th

Register for the course

7-hour basic course with a Danish Red Cross instructor, focussing on working in the laboratory.

For the handling accidents course, please wear practical clothes, as the course is both theoretical and practical.

Please note that the course will be held in Danish.

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