Laser Safety Contents

Introduction ] Laser Hazard Evaluation ] Potential Hazards When Using Lasers ] Safety Precautions ] Conclusion ] Appendix ]

I. Introduction

What is "LASER safety" ?

The difference of looking at the Sun and into a laser

 

II. Laser Hazard Evaluation

Sources of occupational exposure to laser radiation
Physical properties of laser radiation
Classification of laser devices

 

III. Potential Hazards When Using Lasers

Anatomical diagram of the eye
Example
Associated hazards incidental to laser radiation

 

IV. Safety Precautions

General concepts
Effective control of exposure to laser radiation
Protection from occupational exposure

 

V. Conclusions

Summary
Responsibilities of users

 

VI. Appendixes

Appendix A
Appendix B - Basic biological and health effects
Appendix C - Occupational exposure limits and safety standards

 

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