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Safe Use of Lasers


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Committee Chair: Sheldon Zimmerman

Committee Vice-Chair: Ben Rockwell

Committee Secretary: Jeffrey Pfoutz

Committee Scope

Develop a standard that provides guidance for the safe use of lasers and laser systems by defining laser hazard classes, control measures, requirements for a laser safety program, discussion of medical surveillance, defining important considerations of non-beam hazards. Some technical information on measurements, calculations and biological effects is provided within the standard and its appendices.


 SSC-1 Z136.1 Standard Subcommittee Meeting Announcement
Contributed by benlaser
Posted by benlaser on Sunday, May 19, 2002 @ 09:05:22 MDT
Topic: Z136.1 Standard Subcommittee (No Comments)

 Z136.1 Standard Subcommittee Meeting Announcement
Contributed by benlaser
Posted by benlaser on Wednesday, July 18, 2001 @ 12:57:06 MDT
Topic: Z136.1 Standard Subcommittee (No Comments)



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Document Description
26 February 2010
SSC-1 Meeting Agenda for San Jose (pdf)
Meeting agenda for the ANSI Z136 SSC-1 subcommittee. To be held at the Hilton DoubleTree Hotel, San Jose, California, on March 11, 2010, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.


Lorrie Agnew
Robert Aldrich
Scott Benjamin
Jerry Bogert
David Bothner
William Burgess
Ritchie Buschow
Matthew Carey
Joanna Casson
Patrick Clark
C.D. Clark III
Jerry Cook
Darvis Cosper
Tedi Criscuolo
Jerry Dennis
Michael Denton
Ben Edwards
Robert Ehrlich
William Ertle
Robert Fairchild
Katharine Fayram
Richard Felten
Penelope Galoff
Kurt Geber
Paul Green
Donald Haes
Matt Harrison
Jennifer Hunter
Robert Kang
Edward Kelly
Ami Kestenbaum
Jamie King
Eric Logean
David Lund
Brian Lund
Damien Luviano
Wesley Marshall
Roberta McHatton
Leon McLin
Tim Mikulski
Wallace Mitchell
Patrick Murphy
Neal Nakafuji
John O'Hagan
Patti Owens
William Pate
Randolph Paura
Dale Payne
Timothy Payne
Jeffrey Pfoutz
Ben Rockwell
Bret Rogers
Leorrorne Roque
Denny Rossbach
Barbara Sams
Karl Schulmeister
Dan Seaman
Richard Shea
David Sliney
Penny Smalley
Paul Sorensen
Shawn Sparks
Gary Spichiger
Bruce Stuck
paul szajowski
Paul Testagrossa
Robert Thomas
Carol Tomczyk
Greta Toncheva
Stephen Wengraitis
Trevor Wheatley
Wendy Woehr Terrenoire
Michael Woods
Susan Yeung
Michael Zimmer
Sheldon Zimmerman


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