$295 Member/$345 Non-Member

Recorded at AIHce EXP 2023

Laser accidents are happening. This PDC will review the elements that go into the preparation and response to laser incidents. Topics to be discussed include: 1) pilot illuminations; 2) the use of handheld lasers in demonstrations; 3) biological effects; 4) Personal Protective Equipment; 5) control measures; and 6) performance exercises.

Course outline

  • Laser Accidents Are Happening
  • How to Prepare
  • Accident Case Studies
  • Class Exercises
  • Common Causes
  • Bio-effects
  • Factors in Personnel Protection Equipment
  • Perception Issues
  • Pilot Illumination/Demonstration
  • Challenge of Ultrafast Lasers
  • Avoidance Steps
  • Resources

Course outcomes

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Develop a roadmap to follow for laser accident response.
  • Identify common causes of laser accidents.
  • Illustrate the biological effects of laser wavelengths.
  • Discuss the elements of laser eyewear selection.
  • Utilize resources to prevent laser accidents.
  • Determine where information on laser accidents can be found.
  • Leverage lessons learned from a review of laser incidents.

Time to complete

Participants will have 90 days from the date of purchase to view the session recordings and submit the online evaluation for credit.


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