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 dschoep@nmsu.edu, 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.

LINKS

Basic Laser Safety Training Material

Basic Laser Safety Training Exam