Laser Safety Training

Description / Purpose:

The purpose of this page is to provide laser safety training to those NMSU employees working with Class 3b and Class 4 lasers. Laser safety training is mandated under the NMSU Laser Safety Program.  This training consists of completing an exam which covers basic laser safety topics that may include:

  • Overview of NMSU Laser Safety Program
  • OSHA & ANSI Regulations and Standards
  • Laser Classifications
  • Hazard evaluations
  • Engineering, Administrative & Procedural Controls
  • Warning Labels & Signage
  • Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Record keeping requirements

Exam Instructions:

To receive credit, complete the Laser Safety Exam listed below. Please email the exam to the Radiation Safety Manager at, or you may send the exam via campus mail to Radiation Safety, MSC 3578. Please check Training Central for your score. To pass the exam you must score 80% or higher. Please click the link below to access the Laser Safety Training Materials.


Basic Laser Safety Training Material

Basic Laser Safety Training Exam