The 90-minute introductory training is required for all members entering a laser work environment. The training will focus on Laser Safety and the topics include:
Learn the fundamentals and terminology necessary for a complete understanding of current laser safety information.
How to determine Nominal Hazard Zones (NHZ), Maximum Permissible Emission Level (MPE), or Optical Density.
Review control measures and personal protective equipment.
Non-ionizing regulations that apply.
Introductory to laser biological effects.
Non-beam issues such as laser-generated airborne contaminants and electrical hazards.
Review Tufts University administrative controls (permitting equipment, inventory registration, etc.)
Tufts EHS offers this training on all campuses throughout the year as a service to the Tufts University community. We encourage you to identify any of your department staff that may need this training and see to it that they attend an upcoming session.
Class size is limited and certificates of attendance will be provided upon completion of the training;