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OSHA Laser Safety

Online Training & Certification Course
29 CFR 1910 & 1926

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.

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$29.95 per student   (21+)

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Who Is Taking This Course?

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Governing regulations.
This online course satisfies the OSHA General Industry (29 CFR 1910), Construction Industry (29 CFR 1926) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z136.1 - 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.

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Specific topics covered in this course include:

  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to Laser Safety
    • Key Terms
    • Statistics
    • Responsibilities for Laser Safety
    • Regulations Related to Laser Safety
    • Laser Safety Programs
    • Training
  • Laser Hazards
    • Laser Classifications
    • Biological Effects
    • Tissue Interactions
    • Beam Hazards to the Eye
    • Symptoms of Eye Exposure
    • Beam Hazards to the Skin
    • Reflection Hazards
    • Non-Beam Hazards
    • Electrical Hazard Potential
    • Fire and Explosion Hazards
    • Laser-Generated Airborne Contaminants
    • Gases, Dyes, and Solvents
    • Incident Response
  • Controls
    • Environmental Factors
    • Administrative Controls
    • Procedural Controls
    • Controlled Access
    • Area Warning Signs and Equipment Labels
    • Area Warning Signs and Equipment Labels Examples
    • Equipment Modifications
    • Engineering Control Measures
    • Protective Housings
    • Unenclosed Beam Path and Protective Barriers
    • Engineering Control Measures - Interlocks
    • Engineering Control Measures - Remote Interlocks
    • Engineering Control Measures - Key Controls, Warning Systems, Beam Pathways
    • Laser-Controlled Area
    • Entryway Control Measures for Class 4 Lasers
    • Maintenance
    • Safety Audits
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Laser Protective Eyewear
    • Protective Clothing
    • Care and Inspections of LPE
  • Section 7 - Summary
  • Section 8 - Additional Resources
Click to Learn More Course format.

Our OSHA Laser Safety Training course consists of content, graphics, audio, self check (non-scored) questions, and a final exam.

Click to Learn More How long is the course?

It will take a MINIMUM of 2 hours to complete this OSHA Laser Safety Training 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.

Click to Learn More How long do I have to complete this course?

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.

Click to Learn More How often is retraining or recertification required?

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.

Click to Learn More How soon is the certificate of completion issued?

Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable Laser Safety Training certificate and wallet card.

Click to Learn More Continuing education credits?

Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

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