Industrial Laser Safety Officer Training

This laser safety training course is specifically designed to meet the needs of all individuals involved with industrial lasers. Whether used in manufacturing through laser cutting or welding, or lasers used in military, educational, or research applications this course is tailored to fit the needs of all levels of experience and that are assigned the duties of Laser Safety Officer who are not required to perform hazard analysis calculations.

Sample Course Agenda

Day 1

9:00-11:00 Registration
Laser Light History, Laser Applications
Laser Science and Physics, Industrial Lasers
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-1:00 Laser Safety Standards and Government Legislation
Regulatory & Professional Organizations, ANSI
Recommended Practices
1:00-2:00 Lunch
2:00-3:30 Laser Hazard Classifications
Laser Safety Officer, LSO Duties & Responsibilities
Laser Safety Program, Laser Safety Officer’s Role
3:30-3:45 Break
3:45-5:00 Laser Hazards, Bioeffects
Beam and non-beam Hazards
Day 2
9:00-11:00 Review, Laser Safety Practices
Safety Control Measures: Engineering, PPE
Administrative Control Measures: Protective Eyewear, OD, Mandatory Requirements
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-1:00 Administrative Requirements: Policy, Procedures, Inventory, Safety Audits and Tools
1:00-2:00 Lunch
2:00-3:30 Definitions and Units for MPE, NHZ, NOHD, OD, AEL, etc.
Laser Accidents, Lessons Learned
3:30-3:45 Break
3:45-5:00 Basic Introduction to Laser Hazard Calculations
Questions/Review and Summary

Course Schedule


Event Venue Date
Industrial Laser Safety Officer Training 2425 Matheson Boulevard East, 8th Floor Mississauga, ON June 6 - June 7, 2019 Register