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
Associated hazards incidental to laser radiation


IV. Safety Precautions

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


V. Conclusions

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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