Revised on
05/11/17 09:27am

Laser Safety Training

Contact information

**PLEASE NOTE: The Learning Management Systen (LMS), where trainings are housed, is set up for employees. If you are a student or visiting scholar, you must request access to the system before you can complete your training. Please email sdps@ucdavis.edu to request access to the system.

This 1 hour course is intended for individuals who work in laboratories using Class IIIB (moderate) and IV (high-power) lasers or laser systems, and is designed to provide a basic understanding of lasers and laser safety. The content in this course is designed to comply with regulatory requirements.  Course objectives include:

  • Discussing what a laser is and how a laser works.
  • Naming the types and classes of lasers.
  • Describing non-beam laser hazards.
  • Recalling the biological effects of a laser on the human body.
  • Identifying types of control measures.
Course duration estimate:

1 hour

Informational only.