The Office of Risk Management offers two levels of laser safety training:
"Principles of Laser Safety" is the main program that covers the fundamentals of laser operation, bioeffects of laser radiation, laser hazard evaluation, laser classification, laser eyewear, control measures and non-beam hazards. The course is mandatory for individuals working with class 3B and Class 4 lasers and systems. It is a 3h session offered three times per year at the beginning of the winter, summer and fall semesters.
"Laser Safety - Fundamentals" covers the basics of laser safety (e.g.: definitions of laser, laser classification, bioeffects of laser radiation). The course is recommeneded for those working with lasers of Class 1 to 3R, included laser embedded systems such as confocal microscope. It is 1h session available upon request (ask the Laser Safety Specialist).
Still not sure which training session to choose?
Did you just miss the last laser safety training session?
If you missed the last training session, and you plan on using a laser before the next training session, you must complete the interim training requirements and submit a Laser User Registration Form found here.
TO REGISTER FOR THE NEXT AVAILABLE LASER SAFETY TRAINING SESSION PLEASE CLICK HERE