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Laser Hazards - Complementary training

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Date and time 12.09.2019 09:3011:30  
Place and room
Speaker Amela Groso
Category Internal trainings
Objectives of the course
  • At the end of the training, participant will be able to explain laser hazards and risks.
  • Participant will have basic knowledge on US and European laser safety regulation and laser classes.
  • Participant will understand general technical, organizational and personal control measures applicable to laser risk.
  • Participant will be capable to apply these general measures to his/her experimental setup.
Program
  • Lasing fundamentals, laser light properties
  • Understanding of laser hazards
    • Beam hazards. Primary sites of damages
    • Collateral hazards
    • Examples/analysis of accidents
  • Laser hazards’ evaluation
    • Laser classes. American and European regulations
  • Laser controls
    • Engineering control measures
    • Organizational mitigation measures
    • Protective Equipment: laser goggle
Target audience
Present (especially beginners) and future users of laser systems are strongly encouraged to attend this course. Also all individuals who wish to extend their knowledge on laser safety.

Practical information

  • General public
  • Registration required

Organizer

  • DSPS-SCC

Contact

  • Registration : Email to scc@epfl.ch
    (subject: Laser Safety Training)

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