Laser non-beam hazards

Moss, C. E.; Edwards, B.; Ertle, W. J.
June 2008
Industrial Laser Solutions;Jun2008, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p29
The article reports on the regulatory concerns for safety professionals and organizations, confronted by laser related non-beam hazards (NBH) in the U.S. It is stated that the spread of laser technology has increased both the proliferation of NBH incidents and the number of laser users unaware of those hazards. Meanwhile, the guidance in the American National Standards Institute Z136 series of standards provides general information on the recognition and control of traditional beam hazards.


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