Non-Ionising Radiation Service

Laser Safety Course including Accommodation and Meals
Loughborough University 2 days £ 1,000
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PHE is the UK's primary authority carrying out research to advance knowledge about protection from the risks of radiation. In addition weve been integral in establishing world leading laser radiation safety standards.


Comprehensive laser safety coverage

This residential, two-day course run in conjunction with Loughborough University offers comprehensive coverage of the important aspects of laser safety. It provides an excellent foundation for those new to laser safety as well as experienced users. The course is also an ideal introduction to the more advanced five-day Laser Safety Management Course.


Expertly presented courses that deliver valuable, memorable learning

Expert presenters deliver professional training, and interactive sessions build on the in-depth, reference quality printed course information to ensure that students are fully able to understand and manage laser safety.

This is an active learning experience with comprehensive course material referencing to current British Standards. Course activities include case studies, practical exercises and group tutorials as well as a visit to Loughborough University's laser laboratory. The course is certificated.


This course is designed for:

  • Laser Safety Officers and others responsible for laser applications of limited complexity
  • Managers, supervisors and others who require an overview of laser safety
  • Those wishing to extend their knowledge of laser safety
  • Laser users in industry, healthcare or research environments

A typical course program includes:

Day 1

  • Ubiquitous laser and introduction to laser safety management
  • Laser beam hazards, classification and legislation
  • Non-beam hazards and beam measurement

Day 2

  • Practical laser safety control measures
  • Laboratory tour
  • Putting numbers to laser beam hazards
  • Hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Introduction to the Laser Safety Management Programme


Further Information

Please contact us on 01235 825066 once you have made your booking if you have any special mobility or dietary requirements so that we can make arrangements for you.

Training Course Dates

30 November 2021 to 1 December 2021 2 days Loughborough University £ 1,000
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