Laser Safety

Overview: 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. This document provides the requirements needed to implement University Policy. All personnel using lasers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are must comply with the requirements of the Laser Safety Manual. 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.

Contact Person: Robert Heath, Jr. or Domenica Pringle
Phone number: 934.4751
Email address: rheath@uab.edu or dpringle@uab.edu

Manuals, Forms, & Guides:
Laser Safety Guide
Ocular Exam
Glossary
Laser Registration Form for Class 3b and 4 Lasers