Laser Safety Fundamental Training Outlines

Module A, "An Introduction to Laser Technology and Laser Safety for Plant Personnel"

(Limit 10 students per class; class time is dependent on actual content included)

Course Topics

  • Review of lasers & laser safety overview
  • Effects on the eye and skin
  • Nominal Hazard Zones (NHZ)
  • Protective Measures
    • Laser eyewear selection
    • Laser control measures discussion
  • Associated hazards

Module B , “Laser Safety Fundamentals for the Laser Safety Officer (LSO)

(Limit 5 students per class; class time is dependent on actual content included)

Course Summary:

The course contains the following elements: An Explanation of LSO duties and requirements (referencing ANSI Z136.1, OSHA, FDA-CDRH and State standards); A continuation of the review of basic laser operation, and biological effects ; A review of the controls of laser hazards; non-beam hazards associated with laser use (i.e. fumes, shock, plume, etc.) emphasis on industrial hygiene based or engineering control solutions. A working knowledge of MPE, AEL, NHZ and OD factors, etc.

Course Topics:

  • LSO duties and responsibilities
  • Nominal Hazard Zones (NHZ)
  • Details of laser hazard classes
  • (Wavelength time corrections, AEL values)
  • MPE’s (tabular & calculated examples)
    • Laser eyewear selection
    • Laser control measures discussion
  • Associated hazards

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