During the Laser Safety Officer course, which is in line with international laser safety standard IEC 60825 and optical radiation directive 2006/25/EC, you will be trained as a Laser Safety Officer in just two days. Afterwards, you will be able to set up a laser safety management programme with the corresponding precautionary measures.

  • Gain knowledge of standards, potentially hazardous laser systems and risk analysis
  • Learn how to set up and implement laser safety management programme and policy
  • Learn to take the right safety measures and corrective actions
Health and safety officers, prevention officers, safety officials and QHSE-managers
HBO with basic knowledge of lasers
2 day sessions
Book Laser safety management from Ken Barat and Syllabus
Includes package costs and training materials
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About Laser Safety Officer course

Lasers are increasingly used in various locations and for various tasks. Control and optimization is essential to guarantee the safety of you and your co-workers. A proper implementation of security measures and corrective actions is of great importance to achieve this. By developing, maintaining and implementing a laser safety policy, you will have guidelines to create a safe working environment. To compose such policy, you will need knowledge of standards and regulations, potentially hazardous laser systems, risk analysis, monitoring and the preparation of procedures.

Is laser safety your concern or will it become your concern? Then follow this course, where you will be trained in just two days to act as a Laser Safety Officer. This course is in line with the International Laser Safety Standard IEC 60825 and the regulations relating to Artificial Optical Radiation Directive 2006/25 / EC.

When completing this course, you are able to independently perform all activities associated with the role of a Laser Safety Officer (LSO). This course will guide you to European regulations, standards and guidelines on laser safety. In addition, you know what risks and dangers involve when working with lasers and how you anticipate on (potential) hazards. You also learn to make laser safety calculations and you will make the foundation for a laser safety management program with the right  precautions.

For who is this laser safety course meant?

Everyone who, on behalf of their employer, is responsible or will become responsible for the execution of the in-company laser safety policy, such as health and safety officers, prevention officers, safety officials and QHSE-managers.

Course level

Higher Professional Education with basic knowledge of lasers and experience with the use of lasers and laser systems. If you do not possess this knowledge or experience, you should follow the Laser Safety course first.

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  • The European regulations, directives and international standards with regard to laser safety and laser applications, dangers and risks
  • The assessment and documentation of all potentially dangerous laser systems:
    • properties laser radiation
    • identification
    • dangers laser radiation
    • specification of laser systems
    • laser classification
  • Making simple laser safety calculations:
    • determining MPE, AEL and NOHD
    • requirements with regard to the classification of laser products
  • Laser safety management program:
    • laser safety policy
    • laser safety company structure and execution
    • functions, tasks and responsibilities (in particular of the LSO)
    • laser safety company instruction
  • Laser safety precautions
    • requirements and/or limitations with regard to use
    • technical facilities
    • procedural measures
    • personal means of protection
  • Requirements with regard to the in-company laser safety policy
  • Procedures and the responsibilities and the laser safety instruction
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a total of 2 meetings
€ 1530

Mikrocentrum uses all-inclusive rates. All mentioned rates are exclusive of VAT and include course materials and package costs.

Members of the Mikrocentrum High Tech Platform get a 10% discount.

Discover the possibilities to organise this course in-company

If you want to train several employees in your company, it is more interesting and cheaper to organize a course at your location. Good coordination with your company-specific situation and the deployment of highly experienced lecturers who have earned their spurs in practice is essential here. Mikrocentrum is CEDEO-recognized and guarantees the best quality.

Our training manager is happy to think along with you!

Are you interested in an in-company process? Our training manager Mart Mijnsbergen will be happy to visit you without obligation.