Does our business need an LSO if we ONLY offer Laser Hair Removal?

Yes! All lasers currently used for hair removal in Canada are designated in the highest hazard classes of lasers (Class 3B & Class 4). It is the responsibility of the business owner and LSO to make employees aware of the requirements for safe use of laser hair removal devices. It is then the responsibility of [...]

Laser Classifications: What is a Class 4 Laser?

Lasers and laser systems are categorized into classes. The classifications categorize lasers according to their ability to produce damage to those around them, from Class 1 (no hazard during normal use) to Class 4 (severe hazard for eyes and skin). The safety requirements are linked to the laser classification. Manufacturers and importers are required by [...]