Laser Hazards For Construction

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Laser Hazards For Construction Course

Laser Hazards For Construction

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 0 Hours 15 Minutes

Location: Online or In Person

Overview & Objectives

The Laser Hazards for Construction online safety course from Exceed Safety is an intermediate-level training that communicates the importance of using proper guidelines while using lasers at the construction jobsite. Participants are encouraged to further their knowledge after this course by taking additional laser safety courses, such as Laser Safety Officer Training.

NOTICE: Participants are also encouraged to review the primary reference guide for this course, which can be found in 29 CFR 1926.54.

Exceed Safety’s Laser Hazards for Construction online training teaches the basics of laser applications, hazards, controls, and more for use on the construction jobsite. Specific course topics include the following:

  • General laser safety awareness
  • Laser characteristics
  • Common laser hazards
  • Laser hazard control
  • Regulatory issues for laser use

Specific industry terms covered throughout the course include the following:

  • Light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation (L.A.S.E.R)
  • Lasting medium
  • Excitation mechanism
  • Feedback mechanism
  • Output mechanism
  • Thermal and heating effects
  • Photochemical effects
  • Magnifying glass effect
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • OSHA
  • Federal laser product performance standard
  • Primary hazard control method
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Who Is This Course For?

The Laser Hazards for Construction course is intended for all those on the construction worksite with particular emphasis on those working with lasers. Individuals who will specifically benefit from this course include the following:

  • Construction workers
  • Construction managers
  • Construction supervisors
  • Construction foremen

Features & Benefits

Exceed Safety’s Laser Hazards for Construction online safety course prepares participants to safety work with and around lasers on the construction jobsite. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to:

  • Understand common laser hazards and best safe work practices
  • Know the proper PPE for eye and skin protection while using lasers
  • Know the common types of lasers and their individual applications in the construction environment

In Person Training

Participants in our in-person courses can expect to be taught by our most skilled and experienced instructors. Our instructors strive to make our in-person classes dynamic by incorporating meaningful activities that allow peer-to-peer discussion and collaboration, hands-on learning, and real-life examples. Participants will also be able to have most questions answered while attending the class. Some of our classes are available via Zoom (just call us for more information) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning.