This course presents an overview of safe operating procedures for lasers, which can be used in a variety of industries from general, to construction, to industrial research, to the medical setting. Without proper training or safety precautions, workers run the risk of permanent injury from the improper use of lasers.
Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable certificate and wallet card.
This online course satisfies the OSHA General Industry (29 CFR 1910) and Construction Industry (29 CFR 1926) training requirements for Laser Safety, a form of Non-Ionizing Radiation.
Who must take this course?
This Laser Safety Course presents basic laser safety information designed for any worker who must come into contact with laser equipment. It emphasizes hazard identification and safe work practices that apply to all laser operators.
How long is the course?
It will take a MINIMUM of 2 hours to complete this online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.
Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable OSHA Laser Safety Training certificate and wallet card.
We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.
Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.
Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.
Our OSHA Laser Safety Training course consists of content, graphics, audio, self check (non-scored) questions, and a final exam.
This course covers basic concepts, an explanation of the different types of lasers and their hazards, links to industry safety standards, and hazard control measures to follow when duties require you to operate a laser or to be present when a laser is in use in your workplace. It also presents case studies to emphasize the need for laser safety training in the workplace.
Specific topics covered in this course include:
When the employer has reason to believe that any affected employee who has already been trained does not have the understanding and skill required. Circumstances where retraining is required include, but are not limited to, situations where:
(1) Changes in the workplace render previous training obsolete; or
(2) Changes in the types of PPE to be used render previous training obsolete; or
(3) Inadequacies in an affected employee's knowledge or use of assigned PPE indicate that the employee has not retained the requisite understanding or skill.
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