The Advanced Photon Source
a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility

Standard Requirements for Laser Installations

Standard Requirements for Laser Installations
Class

1

2

3a

3b

4

Inventory    

X

X

X

ANL laser safety training  

LSO

X

X

X

Laser Area Posting  

LSO

X

X

X

Laser controlled area    

Rec

X

X

Interlocked LCA entry      

If unattended operation

X

Indicator or invisible beam "ON"    

X

X

X

Shield diffuse reflections        

X

Written SOP (Microsoft Word or pdf version)      

LSO

LSO

No intentional staring into beam or specular reflections  

LSO

X

X

X

No unshielded eye level or vertical beams    

LSO

X

X

Careful control of spectators    

X

X

X

Laser Safety Review by LSO  

 

X

X

X

  • Blank - Not Required
  • X - Requirement
  • LSO - Requirement might be waived - consult with ANL Laser Safety Officer
  • Rec - Recommended

Reviewed April 22, 2022

 

04.22.2022