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Laser Safety

Manuals & Procedures

Registration Requirements for Classes 1, 1M, 2, 2M, 3a, 3R

Registration Requirements for Classes 3B, 4

ALL lasers are required to be registered with the Laser Safety Officer prior to the start of any work.

Don't know the classification of your laser? Contact us

Medical Surveillance Requirements

Eye exams are required prior to using Class 3b or 4 lasers at Ryerson. The cost of exams (minus any covered exams through RU Health benefits - Faculty & Staff and Students is reimbursed through the OVPRI (not directly from Tri-Council grants). 

Download eye exam specificationsPDF Document

Tools to help ensure your laser area is setup properly

Calculate your MPE, OD, NHZ, NOHD - Easy Haz

Laser barrier information PPT file icon from Rockwell Laser Industries

Laser eyeware selection table PDF Document by Kentek

Laser and Laser Safety Equipment Suppliers
Kentek Corporation - Laser Safety Products new window
Rockwell Laser Industries
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BEAMSTOP'R - Laser impenetrable Custom Drapery Systems
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Lasermet Ltd. - Laser Safety Solution
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Laser Safety Industries new window
NoIR Laser Shield new window
SPERIAN Eye & Face Protection new window
Laserglow Technologies
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NOTE: Training from CD is no longer valid laser safety training! - Must sign up for the classroom training via link above.

Manager, EHS, Biological, Chemical and Radiological Risk:
Tanya Neretljak
Phone: 416-979-5000 x554212
Office: 414 Yonge Street, 18th Floor, Rm-1802

Contact Us

Security Hours:
24 Hours/7 days a week

Security Location:
111 Bond Street
416-979-5380 Fax

Integrated Risk Management Office Hours:
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Integrated Risk Management Location:
11th Floor, Jorgenson Hall
416-979-5000 ext. 7096

Risk Strategy Office


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