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    Radiation: Laser Safety
    Provider   Safety, Health and Wellbeing

    Staff or students within departments who are using laser equipment. This course (LBAW02) is delivered on-line.

Duration 1 hour 30 mins

Course Type Online

Booking Status Contact Provider

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Target Audience: Staff and Students

The course (LBAW02) is delivered online through Myplace, and can be found here:


You do not need to enrol or book on this course.

This course equips staff with the basic knowledge and understanding of lasers and their hazards. To enable them to adopt good practice in the safe use of lasers.

Participation on this course is recommended in order for departments to comply with the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 and to adopt good practice in the Safe Use of Lasers as detailed in guidance from the European Normalised British Standard (BS EN 60825) in line with the Control of Artificial Optical Radiation at Work Regulations 2010.

To equip staff and students with the basic knowledge and understanding of:

  • Laser basics
  • Biological and other hazards
  • Classification
  • Legislation
  • Risk assessment
  • Protection control measures
  • Practical laser safety
  • University policy and procesures
  • Laser safety media video
  • Quiz assessment and course evaluation

Delivered By: 'Safety, Health and Wellbeing' via an online presentation



Related Materials

There are 9 modules to be completed and a final (10th) module containing a small assessment quiz and a course evaluation.

The format for each of the modules, is broadly similar and consists of the following:

* PowerPoint presentations.
* PDF Handouts.
* Media presentations or video clips.
* Other useful documents and websites.

Please read the course instructions before you begin.