This four and a half day Comprehensive Laser Safety Officer (CLSO) course covers in detail all LSO responsibilities as required by ANSI Z136.1 “Safe Use of Lasers” standard. The final day includes complete details for performing laser hazard analysis calculations by hand. This course will also help prepare those individuals interested in taking the Board of Laser Safety Certified Laser Safety Officer Exam. A practice exam in included in the course materials for attendees to study at their own convenience. We provide clear explanations of the details of laser hazard calculations and use EASY-HAZ™ LSO laser hazard analysis software as a teaching tool to help develop a more thorough understanding. We discuss analysis of extended sources and other details of advanced laser hazard analysis. We also include a detailed review of ANSI Z136.1 “Safe Use of Lasers” standard, reviews of the IEC 60825 International Standard, the CDRH Federal Laser Product Performance Standard and OSHA’s Technical Manual on Laser Safety Programs.

4.5 days, Monday – Friday noon