Laser Safety


Course Title:

Laser Safety

Course duration:

8 hours of instruction

Price:

$395

Course Summary:

This Course is no longer offered.

The use of non-ionizing radiation in the form of laser light is rapidly expanding across a wide variety of research, medical, education and manufacturing applications. Not surprisingly, laser safety is becoming a significant concern and responsibility for many safety professionals and laser device users. This one-day course is designed for individuals who may work with or around lasers, as well as personnel tasked with maintaining laser safety for their institution. Lectures will provide a thorough introduction to laser production, hazards, and workplace safety implementation for those with no prior laser experience.

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Description

This Course is no longer offered.


The use of non-ionizing radiation in the form of laser light is rapidly expanding across a wide variety of research, medical, education and manufacturing applications. Not surprisingly, laser safety is becoming a significant concern and responsibility for many safety professionals and laser device users. This one-day course is designed for individuals who may work with or around lasers, as well as personnel tasked with maintaining laser safety for their institution. Lectures will provide a thorough introduction to laser production, hazards, and workplace safety implementation for those with no prior laser experience.

Topics

    • Laser theory
    • Laser and light fundamentals
    • Types of lasers
    • Laser classification
    • Biological Effects to the Eye and Skin
    • Associated hazards of laser production
    • Laser Protection Standards and Regulations
    • Maximum Permissible Exposures
    • Introduction to Hazard Calculations
    • Eyewear and other Personal Protective Equipment
    • Safety Control Measures
    • Administration of Laser Safety Programs

Audience

This course is designed for individuals who may work with or around lasers, as well as personnel tasked with maintaining laser safety for their institution.