Radiation Safety Program

Lasers

Training Needs

Laser User Responsibilities

Individual laser users must be aware of and responsible for:

  • For operators of class 3B, 4 laser, completing the online "Laser Safety" training module available on the UCSB Learning Management System website.
  • Reviewing, understanding and complying with the laser safety procedures prior to operating their laser system.
  • Wearing required protective equipment, such as approved eyewear and protective clothing. Maintaining engineering controls (e.g., interlocks not defeated) on the laser system as designed, specified and approved by the laser manufacturer, or the principal investigator, in consultation with the LSO. Assuring that safety features which are not functioning properly are reported to the principal investigator.
  • Promptly reporting the details of any accident involving a laser to the principal investigator.