Course Title: Laser Safety Awareness
Theme: Personal Effectiveness
Category: Health & Safety/Wellbeing/Equality and Diversity
About this course:

This session is to give a basic level of awareness of laser safety. Hazards, biological effects, the importance of risk assessment, legislation and the principles of protection will be covered.

Learning outcomes:

As a result of attending this course, you will:

  1. Understand the risks from laser radiation
  2. Be aware of the principles of laser safety
  3. Understand the principles of protection
  4. Be aware of what is required before starting work
  5. Know where to go for help or advice
Who should attend this course:

Those who will work with lasers in class 3R, 3B or 4. Those that will work or be located close to lasers may also benefit from attending.

Presenter(s):

Charles Harrison

Before the course:

Read the University Laser Safety Standard