The UAB Department of Occupational Health & Safety's mission is to ensure that our customers have a safe workplace by providing them with the service and knowledge necessary to protect themselves, the UAB community, and the environment.

Laser Safety

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The use of lasers is widespread in medicine, research and industry. Usage continues to increase with changes and development in technology and the fields of science. The Laser Safety Guide provides the requirements needed to implement University Policy. 

All personnel using lasers classed above 3a are required to comply with the requirements of the Laser Safety Guide. A combination of standards and laws provides hospital and university personnel with the information needed to properly develop and practice a comprehensive laser safety program.

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