Laser safety MUST be considered BEFORE starting to operate a laser other than Laser Class 1.
By skipping or delaying this step, you are risking serious injuries and death to yourself and others! Blindness, cataract, cancer, serious burns just no name a few.
There are primary and secondary risks when operating the laser. Primary risks are direct effects of the laser light on the eyes and skin - scattered or direct exposure. Secondary risks are for instance toxic/carcinogenic fumes and dusts, fire hazard, UV radiation from high temperature in the focus spot.
Equipment used in laser safety (without full extent):
Goggles, walls, windows, fume extractors, interlocks, emergency stops, fire extinguishers.
Custom optical arrangements in institutional (university) or private (DIY) laboratories often lack the resources and knowledge to consider proper laser safety. Even though these kind of operations are rather rare, they have the highest accident rate.. DIY-Optics.com delivers affordable laser safety services for you.
We offer certified laser safety consulting services for individuals and companies:
- Selection of suitable laser safety googles.
- Risk analysis (primary and secondary risks).
- Laser safety concept design for laboratories.
- General laser safety consulting and training.
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