Laser Safety

In Teddington and Bournemouth

Price on request

Description

  • Duration

    1 Day

Description


Suitable for: Where training is required, at least one person in the organisation should have this level of training, including the LSO (where applicable). This level of training is also appropriate to research staff, design engineers and others with technical knowledge.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Bournemouth (Dorset)
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Lasermet Limited Lasermet House 137 Hankinson Road, BH9 1HR

Starts

On request
Teddington (Middlesex)
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National Physical Laboratory Hampton Road, TW11 0LW

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On request

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Course programme

Course Content

Planned programme

Please note that according to demand some items may be omitted to enable more in-depth discussion of subjects of interest. The appropriate section of the notes is indicated after each lecture title. Discussion is encouraged throughout the course so that matters requiring clarification can be dealt with while the subject is fresh.

9.00 - 9.20 REGISTRATION in Bushy House

Introduction
Laser Eye Damage
What is a Laser
Hazards from Lasers & LEDs

10.45 - 11.00 COFFEE BREAK

The Laser Classification System
The Laser Safety Standards EN 60825-1 …… -14
Recent Changes to EN 60825-1
Laser Protective Eyewear (Understanding EN 207)

12.40 - 1.30 LUNCH

Demonstration - Use of CCTV in laser safety & radiation measurement
Legal & Other Requirements Affecting Lasers and LEDs
Principles of Laser Safety Calculation & Classification

2.50 - 3.05 TEA

Guidelines for Laser Safety Officers
Requirements for switches and interlocks
Laser Guards

4.35 CLOSE

This training course is updated continually in the light of experience and of current developments in the field. The notes supplied with the course are intended as reference material. Although many of the overheads are reproduced, not all are, but key points are included in the notes. In addition there is a great deal of information provided in the notes which is omitted from the lectures due to the constraints of time.

Note: One day laser safety course held at the National Physical Laboratory (normally held April/May and October/November).

Laser Safety

Price on request