Laser Safety

All activities involving lasers and laser systems at Syracuse University must be conducted in compliance with NYS Department of  Labor regulations (12 NYCRR Part 50) and in a manner that protects personnel, students, visitors and property from harmful exposures to laser.   It is the responsibility of the Department andthe laboratory’s Principle Investigator to provide instruction to all individuals who operator their lasers and laser systems. The instruction should encompass the hazards associated with lasers, laser specific operational procedures, procedures to minimize exposure, required personal protective equipment. and applicable rules and regulations.

All Class 3b and 4 laser at Syracuse University should be registered with EHSS.

Laser Registration Form

Laser Safety Program