Sunday, February 22, 2009

LIA Laser Safety Officer Course - Special Discount for FPC Members

LIA is offering all Florida Photonics Cluster Members a $200 discount for any of their employees who wish to attend the Advanced Laser Safety Officer Course that will be held March 11-13, 2009 at CREOL,The College of Optics & Photonics at the University of Central Florida.

More information is below and on the web. Many thanks to Jim Naugle and Peter Baker at LIA for this discount opportunity to their fine course.

Jim Pearson
FPC Executive Director

Advanced Laser Safety Officer Course

This course is designed for engineers, scientists, and safety professionals who are assigned Laser Safety Officer (LSO) duties and responsibilities. Individuals working in research and development centers, universities, or manufacturing environments that desire an in-depth, expert knowledge of laser safety issues and calculations will benefit greatly from this course.

This course is worth 3.0 American Board of Industrial Hygiene CM Points, 32 CECs by American Academy of Health Physics and 3.0 Board of Laser Safety CM Points.

What You'll Learn

  • Changes in MPEs and the new Laser Hazard Classification Scheme
  • Updates and key changes to ANSI Z136.1 Safe Use of Lasers standard
  • In-depth Laser Bioeffects
  • Hands-on Laser & Optical Measurements
  • Updates on other laser safety standards
  • In-depth Laser Safety Calculations of MPEs NHZs, etc.

For more information go to
To register simply fax the attached registration form or contact Gus Anibarro at (407)380-1553,

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