Training is on D2L and is available by Request

Description This online training through D2L covers the basic fundamentals of the safe use of class 3B and 4 lasers. This is a general training on laser safety, Principle Investigators are responsible for arranging for specific training on standard operating procedures within the laboratory.
Completion Information

Watching a video will release a quiz for which a 80% or higher score is required. Training certificates are available upon request. Prior to starting work with class 3B and 4 lasers the Principle investigator must verify with the radiation safety officer that specific training on standard operating procedures within the laboratory has been conducted. After verification attendees can start to work with class 3B and 4 lasers.

Valid for  3 years
Duration Less than 1 Hour
Course Materials None, completely online
Training Outcome

At the conclusion of the training attendees will understand the following in regards to radiation safety: 

  • Beam related hazards
  • Biological effects of laser radiation on the eye and skin
  • Non-beam hazards (e.g. fire hazards, chemical exposure)
  • Classification of lasers and laser systems
  • Control measures and personal protective equipment.