Advanced Laser Safety (Medical and Cosmetic Applications) Course
Designed for anyone involved with advising on laser safety or just seeking a more detailed understanding in this area.
Suitable for Clinical Scientists, Technologists, Engineers, Educators, Applications Trainers, Equipment Suppliers, Regulators or those working towards becoming a laser protection adviser (LPA) in the medical and cosmetic sector.
Please contact us to arrange an on-site course.
There are currently no scheduled dates for this course.
Basic laser fundamentals and biological effects (refresher)
All relevant subjects listed in the RPA2000 syllabus for LPA certification (Knowledge) will be covered. The course materials, syllabus and certification will provide evidence of this.
Non-coherent intense light sources
Health and safety basics
The law (civil law, statutory law)
Core statues and regulatory framework,
- Including relevant national legislation such as,
'Health and Safety at Work Act', 'Management Regulations',
'Optical Regulations', 'PPE Regulations',
'Safety Signs Regulations', 'Workplace Regulations'
- and industry specific and regional bye laws,
The Health and Social Care Act (England) and 'Essential Standards'
The Care Standards Act (Wales) and 'Minimum Standards'
Regional Bye laws, e.g. 'London Local Authorities Act'
International and national standards (e.g. IEC 60825)
National guidance (e.g. MHRA guidance)
Beam calculations (MPE, NOHD etc.)
Risk assessment/risk management
Engineering control measures
Administrative control measures
Eyewear and other personal protective equipment
Role of the Laser Protection Adviser (LPA)
Delivering safety training and instruction
Non-beam hazards (laser plume)
Laser safety in non-medical/cosmetic applications