Newsletter Article – III, 2; October 2011: Protecting the Public Health at Tufts and Appropriate Use for Laser Pointers

Newsletter Article – III, 2; October 2011: Protecting the Public Health at Tufts and Appropriate Use for Laser Pointers

Protecting the Public Health at Tufts
What is public health? Public Health is the science and art of preventing disease and injury through the organized efforts of society, the community and individuals.

Appropriate Use for Laser Pointers
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) provides guidance for the safe use of laser and laser systems as published in ANSI Z136 series. Growing concern about high powered laser pointers and the increased potential for injury from such devices have caused many laser safety professionals in the workplace to reexamine the associated risk of eye injury.

In Case You Haven’t ’Herd’: A Newsletter of Tufts Environmental Health and Safety
Volume III, Issue 2; October 2011
http://publicsafety.tufts.edu/ehs/files/October2011.VIII_.2-ProtectingPublicHealth-LaserPointerUse.pdf