Laser safety training


Event details

Date 04.10.2022
Hour 14:0016:00
Speaker Astrid Olaya Avendano
Category Internal trainings
Event Language English
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  • At the end of the training, the participant will be able to explain laser hazards and risks.
  • The participant will have basic knowledge on laser classes.
  • The participant will understand general technical, organizational and personal control measures applicable to laser risks.
  • The participant will be capable of applying these general measures to his/her experimental setup.
  • Lasing fundamentals, laser light properties
  • Understanding of laser hazards
    • Beam hazards. Primary sites of damages
    • Collateral hazards
    • Examples/analysis of accidents
  • Evaluation of laser hazards
    • Laser classes.
  • Laser controls
    • Engineering control measures
    • Organizational mitigation measures
    • Protective equipment: laser goggles
Target audience
Present (especially beginners) and future users of laser systems are strongly encouraged to attend this course, as well as all individuals who wish to extend their knowledge on laser safety.



Practical information

  • Expert
  • Registration required
  • This event is internal


  • Astrid Olaya Avendano


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