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Course Overview - Laser Hazard Awareness

Title of Course

Laser Hazard Awareness Course


1/2 day

Brief descriptor

The following topics are covered

  • Hazard and Risk
  • Laser classification - the laser hazard
  • The human eye
  • Assessing the risk of damage from laser light
  • Reporting procedures
  • Laser safety - the company and the individual

Who is it for?

Staff who work with lasers or who work in an area where there are lasers and laser applications.

What will the participant get out of this?

  • Awareness of hazards and risks presented by lasers.
  • Understand procedural and administrative requirements for work involving lasers and laser applications
  • Know what to do in an incident situation.

Participant preparation needed?


Any prior knowledge or experience required?

Attendees will be working with lasers, or in an area where lasers are used.

How many places?

Up to 16.

Delivered by?

An external provider. Contact the University Laser Safety Officer if you wish to attend this course.