August 13, 2007--The Laser Institute of America is conducting its industrial laser safety course on August 16 in Sturbridge, MA.
The course overview acknowledges that lasers are used in a wide variety of industrial manufacturing operations. Laser cutting, laser drilling, laser welding, laser marking, and laser heat treating of metals and other materials present both lasers beam hazards and non-beam hazards in materials processing. This course addresses these issues in detail and presents methods of how to minimize these hazards. The course also identifies national regulations and standards designed to address the issue of laser safety. This course meets all training requirements outlined by ANSI, OSHA, and ACGIH. Worth 1.0 ABIH CM Point, 8 CECs by AAHP, and 1.0 BLS CM Point by the Board of Laser Safety.
In conjunction with the course, IPG Photonics is offering a free optional tour of its facilities in Oxford, Massachusetts.
Those unable to attend the event may wish to view the Laser Safety Webcast hosted by ILS and presented by the LIA on July 31st.