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Section II

Personnel Training and Qualifications

  1. Only qualified personnel are permitted to operate a laser. The Principal Investigator will identify qualified personnel based on departmental training, technical training and other appropriate learning experience.
  2. All staff and students operating Class 3b and Class 4 lasers are required to attend laser safety training prior to working with lasers.
  3. Before operating a Class 3b or 4 laser, staff and students shall:
    • Review the Laser Safety Manual.
    • Receive training from the Principal Investigator or laboratory supervisor covering safe operation of the laser to be used, administrative procedures, alignment procedures and other applicable SOPs.
    • Review the operating and safety instructions furnished by the manufacturer.


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