Kentek’s complete Laser Smart line of Laser Safety services and products includes classroom and online training and certification, auditing and consulting services, software, eyewear, barriers, laser detection and warning equipment for all environments, personnel and levels of laser use.

Need BLS, AAHP or ABIH Credits?

Check our schedule for LSO Training in the Classroom

3 Levels of Training

Choose a course that best meets your needs to learn more useful information in less time with the added assurance of continuing expert support.

Need Help Organizing Your Laser Safety Program?

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Laser Safety Audit and Consultation Services

Ensure your laser safety program is on track for ANSI and CDRH compliance.  Whether you have 1 laser or 300 in an industrial manufacturing or research facility, we have a solution for you. Details …

Have Limited Funds & Time for Travel?

Try our Online Laser Safety Training Options

Online Laser Safety Training

Laser Safety Training Classes

Laser Safety Training Courses in the Classroom are designed for laser users and Laser Safety Officers and range in complexity from introductory to advanced. The courses vary in emphasis on industry, medicine or research and level of user experience. Learn more useful information in less time with the added assurance of continuing support from our CLSO’s.

Advanced LSO Training

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Laser Safety Audits

Laser safety audit services from Kentek help ensure your facility is on track for ANSI and CDRH compliance.  We work with industrial manufacturing facilities and in research settings.  Whether you have one laser or 300, a small or large facility, Kentek has a solution for you.  Kentek can also assist laser manufacturers and integrators in obtaining the necessary CDRH accession number to legally sell a laser system in the United States.

The Virtual LSO

The Virtual LSO from Kentek provides expert laser safety advice on an on-going basis from the industry’s best CLSO’s.  This innovative service offering will supplement the effort of your Laser Safety Officer.  We will conduct both initiating and follow up laser safety audits.  Your laser users will have access to our laser safety courses and our best-in-class laser hazard analysis software.

Online Laser Safety Training

Laser Safety Online Courses are available for basic laser safety training. Video modules, course materials, and an exam are completed online. A Certificate of Completion is available for downloading and printing upon completion of the final exam with a passing mark. Take a look at sample videos from our Online Laser Safety Course.

Recent Blog Posts

Overview of Laser Control Measures

By |May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Laser Safety Rich|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

ANSI Z136.1-2014 "Safe Use of Lasers" requires the application of control measures to reduce the possibility of exposure to laser radiation above the MPE. The LSO has the authority to monitor and enforce the control [...]

Should There be a Class 5 Laser?

By |March 28th, 2019|Categories: Laser Safety Rich|

I spent most of last week at The International Laser Safety Conference (ILSC) which was held in Orlando, FL.  It was probably one of the best laser safety conferences I’ve attended and I’ve been to [...]

What is Photon1?

By |March 7th, 2019|Categories: Laser Safety Rich|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In May of 2017 Kentek launched our laser safety showcase van - Photon1. If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s really cool! Photon1 is a mobile educational lab demonstrating control measures such as laser curtain [...]

Are Your Laser Signs Compliant?

By |February 28th, 2019|Categories: Laser Safety Rich|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When ANSI Z136.1 “Safe Use of Lasers” was revised in 2014, one of the most significant changes was laser sign design.  Over the past 20+ years I’ve visited many facilities ranging from universities to industrial [...]

Being Prepared for OSHA

By |February 20th, 2019|Categories: Laser Safety Rich|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I was having a conversation with a colleague last week and the topic of OSHA came up regarding onsite visits and laser safety. An OSHA inspector may be visiting you for any number of reasons [...]

10 Steps for a LaserSmart™ Program

By |February 11th, 2019|Categories: Laser Safety Rich|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Having been involved in laser safety and laser safety training for 25 years, I've met a lot of Laser Safety Officers.  Most of these LSOs are newly appointed and have little or no experience with [...]

What Else You Got?

Kentek has laser hazard analysis software for every situation.  Whether you are a student or an industry laser safety officer, EASY HAZ™ LSO will meet or exceed your needs.  Take a test drive with our free, online, basic web edition of EASY HAZ™.

The EASY HAZ™ LSO Edition is a powerful Laser Hazard Analysis tool for LSOs, featuring an easy-to-use database for laser inventories and audits.  It is useful for LSOs performing comprehensive diffuse reflection calculations.

EASY HAZ Laser Hazard Analysis Software

EASY HAZ™ Features

  • Easy to use interface
  • Fast Accurate Results
  • Complex math behind the scenes
  • For students, laser professionals and Laser Safety Officers
  • For any laser environment – education, industry, research and medical
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LSO Training

ANSI Z136.1 “Safe Use of Lasers” states training shall be provided to each LSO and employee routinely working with or potentially exposed to Class 3B or Class 4 laser radiation.  Kentek offers three different levels of LSO training – Industrial, Administrative and Comprehensive.  Click here to learn more about each option.

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Kentek can provide custom Laser Safety equipment for your laser environment!

Laser safety barriers, eyewear, curtains, window blocks & laser-safe film, interlocks, warning and danger signs, beam dumps, and more.
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