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Laser Safety Officer Training Course

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November 03 - November 05, 2014
Holiday Inn Kanata/Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Contact Name Sue Singer
Local Phone 613-257-9277
Email info@krmc.ca
Website www.krmc.ca/about_LSO
  • Laser physics and how lasers work
  • Types of Lasers and outputs, laser classes
  • Health effects from lasers
  • Administration of a laser safety programs – documentation, training, SOPs
  • Legislative requirements (provincial and federal regulations) and ANSI laser standards
  • Laser hazards – beam and non beam hazards
  • Control methods for laser hazards including laser eyewear
  • Laser hazard analysis – NHZ, OD, MPE
  • Inspections and audits
  • Laser accidents
  • Class discussions, and exercises supplement training materials
Main Body The Laser Safety Officer Training Course is an in depth 3 day course designed for individuals with responsibilities as a Laser Safety Officer.This unique course provides a Canadian context to meet provincial and federal requirements while examining the various ANSI standards and the updated ANSI Z136.1 (2014) Safe Use of Lasers. The course will provide a solid background for a solid administrative laser safety program and will provide examples of the different mathematical calculations that may be required in laser safety.
Schedule Monday Nov 3-5, 2014
8:30 am to 4:30 am each day
Fees $999 plus HST by Sept 30, 2014 EARLY RATE$1100 plus HST after Sept 30, 2014 REGULAR RATEGROUP RATE: Two or more participants from same organization$899 plus HST by Sept 30, 2014 EARLY RATE$1000 plus HST after Sept 30, 2014 REGULAR RATE
Additional Info Course manual, and certificate provided to each participant. Meals include daily lunch, coffee and tea breaks.

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