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Welcome to Z136.ORG

Z136.ORG is the administrative website of the Accredited Standards Committee (ASC Z136) and related subcommittees. The ANSI Z136 Standards are the United States National Consensus Standards for laser safety. This site provides a means for organizing events, documents, and other information related to the establishment of the ANSI Z136 series standards. If you are visiting this site in hope of participating in the development of the Z136 Standards, please apply for subcommittee membership by clicking the link at the top of the page.

Results of Default Recirculation Ballot to Affirm Changes to ASC Z136 Procedures
Accredited Standards Committee The default recirculation ballot to affirm the changes made to the ASC Z136 Procedures to resolve the audit findings of July 2017 closed February 7, 2018.

As specified in our Procedures, if a member of the balloting group does not plan to change his/her vote on a default recirculation ballot, it is not necessary to return the ballot. In this case, the vote will be counted as in the original ballot. This applies to both affirmative and negative votes.

Of the responses received, five members who did not originally cast a vote responded affirmatively, and the original negative vote changed to affirmative. Click READ MORE below for detailed result.

Posted by rthomas on Friday, February 09, 2018 @ 09:40:05 MST (334 reads)
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Results of ASC Z136 Procedures Ballot
Accredited Standards Committee The results of the balloting on ASC Z136 Procedures are in and tabluated. Detailed results are posted HERE.

This was a full-Committee majority ballot; of 74 eligible votes 50 were returned. This is a return rate of 68% validating the ballot.

Of the votes received, less abstentions, 47 of 48 were affirmative or affirmative with comments (98%). One negative vote was received.

Posted by rthomas on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 @ 14:46:20 MST (367 reads)
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ASC Z136 Annual Meeting Details
Announcement The 2018 Annual Meeting of the ASC Z136 will be held on Sunday, the 4th of March, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas at the Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk, located at 105 South St. Mary's Street, San Antonio. An agenda for the Annual Meeting will be distributed 30 days prior to the meeting, and will be posted on the ASC Z136 General Area of the Z136.ORG web site.

Ancillary meetings for several subcommittees will take place on the 3rd and 5th. Details regarding the ancillary meeting schedule and special hotel rates and amenities, and other notes are found below. As always, thanks for your hard work in supporting the ASC Z136! We look forward to seeing you in San Antonio this spring.

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Results of ASC Z136 Membership Ballot OCT 2017
Accredited Standards Committee Balloting on changes to ASC Z136 membership as detailed below closed at 5:00pm EDT, Friday, October 27, 2017. All ballot requests were approved; the results have been posted in the ASC Z136 General area and are summarized are as follows:

Posted by rthomas on Friday, November 03, 2017 @ 15:32:42 MDT (350 reads)
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Results of Z136.3 CDV2 - Document Approved by Balloting Group
Accredited Standards Committee The default recirculation ballot to approve resolutions made to the Z136.3 Safe Use of Lasers in Health Care closed Thursday, July 20, 2017; the deadline for comments for the second public review of this same document closed August 21, 2017. There were no comments received from public review.

As you know, if a member of the balloting group does not plan to change his/her vote on a default recirculation ballot, it is not necessary to return the ballot. In this case, the vote will be counted as in the original ballot. This applies to both affirmative and negative votes.

Of the responses received − four of the original negative votes (seven) changed to affirmative votes, and one negative vote was received from a balloting group member that did not previously vote (this vote was from a primary representative, which replaced the vote of the alternate).

Posted by rthomas on Monday, August 28, 2017 @ 12:25:29 MDT (414 reads)
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Wednesday, August 16

 Updated ASC Z136 Conventions Approved and Posted (0)


Friday, April 21

 Results of CDV1 Ballot for Z136.3 Document Approved (0)


Tuesday, April 11

 2017 Confirmations Ballot Results Posted (0)


Tuesday, January 24

 Annual Meeting Information and Ancillary Meeting Schedule (0)
  Results of ASC Z136 Membership Ballot January 2017 (0)


Tuesday, September 13

 11th Department of Energy Laser Safety Officer Workshop -- (0)


Thursday, August 11

 Meeting Announcement (0)


Sunday, July 24

 Results of ASC Z136 Membership Ballot (July 2016) (0)


Thursday, February 04

 Upcoming ASC Z136 Meetings (0)


Monday, January 18

 ASC Z136 Procedures Ballot Dec 2015 Addition to Resolve PINS Process APPROVE (0)


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