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  Interpretation -- Visual Acuity Tests  Popular
Description: Question: For what purpose is the visual acuity test required for "incidental personnel"? Is the test designed to prove that no previous eye damage occurred prior to being considered an incidental person? (Document revised 01-18 to conform to ANSI committee naming conventions).
Version: 1 Filesize: 75 bytes
Added on: 09-May-2004 Downloads: 7266
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  Clarification of Measurement Apertures  Popular
Description: A clarification of the measurement aperture to be used for certain Class 3b laser systems, when aperture diameter may vary as a function of exposure time. (Revised 01-18 to reflect ANSI committee naming guidelines).
Version: 20061106 Filesize: 50.78 Kb
Added on: 17-Jan-2007 Downloads: 4191
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  ANSI Essential Requirements  Popular
Description: ANSI Essential Requirements: Due process requirements for American National Standards
Version: 2004 Filesize: 190 bytes
Added on: 15-Mar-2004 Downloads: 4100 Rating: 9.0 (1 Vote)
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  Interpretation -- Temporary Control Area - Z136.1  Popular
Description: When the temporary control area is set up, the personnel that are performing service are trained, have the appropriate safety eyewear and equipment, the laser barrier is installed, are we also required to have a light visible or audible signal indicating the laser is energized and operating at Class 4 level?
Version: 1 Filesize: 56.64 Kb
Added on: 12-May-2004 Downloads: 4054 Rating: 10.0 (1 Vote)
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  Z136 Training Presentation  Popular
Description: A Training Presentation for the ASC Z136 on Committee Procedures from the Workshop at ILSC 2003.
Version: 1.0 Filesize: 452.15 Kb
Added on: 19-Apr-2003 Downloads: 3943
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  Interpretation -- Long Distance Beam Conduits  Popular
Description: Question regarding Z136.1-2000, 4.3.14.3 Long Distance Beam Conduit Label (All Classes except Class 1) - Does long distance beam conduits include fiber optic cables?
Version: 1 Filesize: 38.09 Kb
Added on: 12-May-2004 Downloads: 3484
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  Incidental Personnel Explanation  Popular
Description: A clarification and explanation of the concept of incidental personnel. (Modified 01-18 to conform to ANSI committee naming guidance).
Version: 200604020 Filesize: 1.95 Kb
Added on: 02-May-2006 Downloads: 2699
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  Clarification of Medical Surveillance Examinations  Popular
Description: Explanation/Clarification: Medical Surveillance Examinations added in 2012 as a result of inquiry about Z136.1-2007 Appendix E. (Revised 01-18 to reflect ANSI committee naming guidance).
Version: 2012 Filesize: 205.08 Kb
Added on: 15-Jul-2012 Downloads: 1525
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  Interpretation: Visible Warning Device  Popular
Description: November 2008 Interpretation from TSC-4 regarding Visible Warning Devices.
Version: 1 Filesize: 40.04 Kb
Added on: 14-Jan-2009 Downloads: 1504
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  Explanation: Section 4.3.10.2.1 Emergency Stops  Popular
Description: An explanation of Section 4.3.10.2.1, Z136.1-2007 Standard regarding emergency stops.
Version: 20100226 Filesize: 53.03 Kb
Added on: 21-Apr-2010 Downloads: 1481
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  Explanation: Section 4.3.9.4.1, Audio warning device  Popular
Description: Explanation of Audio Warning Device, noting an error in Table 11a of the Z136.1-2007 Standard, and referencing correct text in section 4.3.9.4.1.
Version: 20090622 Filesize: 51.07 Kb
Added on: 16-Mar-2010 Downloads: 1443
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  Interpretation -- Laser Controlled Areas, Hard Barriers and Tools  Popular
Description: TSC-4 Interpretation regarding Sections 4.3.10.1 and 4.5.2 of the ANSI Z136.1-2007. Topics include Laser Controlled Areas and Tools. Distributed 15 Feb 2011. (Revised 01-18 to conform to ANSI committee naming guidance).
Version: 20110215 Filesize: 58.30 Kb
Added on: 09-Mar-2011 Downloads: 1413
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  Clarification of Activation of Warning Systems  Popular
Description: Clarification: Activation Warning System. Clarification by TSC-4 of the requirements for Activating Area Warning or Entryway controls and control measures.
Version: Filesize: 166.99 Kb
Added on: 15-Jul-2012 Downloads: 1407
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  Clarification of Oxygen Use During Procedures  Popular
Description: Clarification regarding Z136.3-2011 Oxygen Use during Medical Procedures. Provided by SSC-3 in 2012. (Revised 01-18 to reflect ANSI committee naming guidance).
Version: 2012 Filesize: 226.56 Kb
Added on: 15-Jul-2012 Downloads: 1378
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  Interpretation: 4.3.9.4.2, Visible Warning Devices  Popular
Description: nterpretation of Z136.1-2007 Standard regarding Visible Warning Devices. The interpretation discusses signage and manual vs automatic warning lights.
Version: 20090921 Filesize: 54.10 Kb
Added on: 16-Mar-2010 Downloads: 1255
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  Clarification: Posting of Signage  Popular
Description: Clarification of Z136.1 requirement for NOTICE sign posted outside a Temporary LCA for Class 3B and Class 4 lasers
Version: Aug 2013 Filesize: 80 bytes
Added on: 13-Aug-2013 Downloads: 1016
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  Explanation of Classification -- Class 1 vs Class 2 for Visible  Popular
Description: Explanation of Classification Based on Class 1 instead of Class 2 for Visible Wavelength Pulses (Example 18 from Z136.1-2014). (Revised 01-18 to reflect ANSI committee naming guidance.)
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Added on: 17-Aug-2015 Downloads: 507
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  ANSI Z136.1 Key Control for Class 3B and Class 4 lasers 
Description: Explanation regarding ANSI Z136.1 Key Control for Class 3B and Class 4 lasers and text of paragraph 4.4.2.2 of the Z136.1-2014 American National Standard for Safe Use of Lasers. (Revised 01-18 to reflect ANSI guidance on committee name).
Version: 2016-10-10 Filesize: 20 bytes
Added on: 11-Oct-2016 Downloads: 481
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  Interpretation - Z136.7 Compliance 
Description: Is compliance with the ANSI Z136.7 required by an accredited lab or is a self- certification process acceptable? (Updated 01-18 to conform to ANSI naming conventions for committees).
Version: 02292016 Filesize: 270 bytes
Added on: 14-Apr-2016 Downloads: 384
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  Explanation: Interlocks and Shutters in Hazard Zones 
Description: Does this (laser) area warning system only need to interlock with the laser power supply or beam shutter upon entry in the zone or does it also need to prevent the laser to be restarted if someone is still present in the zone (by another person outside the zone for example).
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  Explanation (Z136.8) Regarding Danger vs Warning Signs 
Description: Question regarding ANSI Z136.8. At 4.1.1.3. It seems to say unattended 3B and 4 laser operations require a "danger" sign. However, at 4.2.7 it seems to indicate that a "warning" sign is what would be required. (Modified 01-18 to reflect ANSI committee naming guidance).
Version: 03102017 Filesize: 29.30 Kb
Added on: 14-Mar-2017 Downloads: 302
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  Retinal Irradiance Relationship to Standards 
Description: A summary of radiometric calculations for converting cornea irradiance to retinal irradiance and relationship to exposure limits. Updated 01-2018 to reflect ASC Z136 naming conventions.
Version: 20170509 Filesize: 117.19 Kb
Added on: 15-May-2017 Downloads: 217
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  Interpretation of Z136.1-2014 Section 4.4.2.5 (Laser Barriers) 
Description: Interpretation of barrier requirements, including labeling and testing of barriers manufactured in-house. Also clarifies barriers as opposed to beam blocks. (Modified 01-18 to conform to committee naming conventions specified by ANSI).
Version: 20170526 Filesize: 351 bytes
Added on: 26-May-2017 Downloads: 211
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  Clarification of Eyewear for Endoscopic Procedures 
Description: Clarification of ANSI Z136.3, Section 4.6.2.1.3 “Eyewear for Endoscopic Procedures” which does allow the laser safety officer (LSO) to allow laser safety eyewear to not be worn.
Version: 2018-02-27 Filesize: 307.62 Kb
Added on: 27-Feb-2018 Downloads: 168
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Category: ANSI Z136 Clarifications and Interpretations

  Explanation: Selling Eyewear in the US, Testing Requirements 
Description: Explanation of position of SSC-7 regarding selling of laser protective eyewear in US and testing of OD. Revised 01-2018 to comply with ANSI naming conventions.
Version: 2009-08-12 Filesize: 63 bytes
Added on: 29-Jan-2018 Downloads: 104
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Category: ANSI Z136 Clarifications and Interpretations

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