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Laser Safety Training Course

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A one day course for laser users in the medical, cosmetic, educational and industrial sector will be held this October 2017 in the School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin.

Depending on numbers a one day course can be organised off site in your location, extra expenses may be incurred depending on distance.

Lasers have inherent dangers sometimes not fully understood and sometimes ignored by personnel charged with their use. There is legislation and regulations in place to govern their safe use. Whether you are an employer or employee it is imperative to know and understand your responsibilities if you work with hazardous lasers.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Legislation and Standards
  • Training and Registration
  • The Ubiquitous Laser
  • Laser Radiation Properties
  • Laser Hazards and Injury
  • Power and Energy
  • Maximum Permissible Exposure
  • Nominal Ocular Hazard Distance
  • Laser Classification
  • Controls and Protection
  • Laser Safety Eyewear
  • Warning Labels and Signage
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safety Precautions
  • Emergency procedure

A certificate of attendance will be presented upon successful completion.

To express interest or for further information, please contact Christopher Smith, School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin:
Tel: 01 8963649
Email: chris.smith@tcd.ie