Open Menu Close Menu Open Search Close Search

Introduction to Laser Safety Training

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;

Registration is required. Please contact Tufts EHS ( to reserve your spot.


(9:30am – 11:00am)
Thursday, January 17, 2019  Cancelled
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Thursday, September 19, 2019

(9:30am – 11:00am)
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Thursday, November 21, 2019

(12:00pm – 1:30pm)
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Thursday, December 19, 2019

For any training, please be sure to sign the attendance sheet to receive credit for attendance.

Back to Laser Safety and Training.