Laser Safety (SO1066)


To outline the requirements for operating lasers at the University of Waterloo and to educate workers and students on how to identify and control hazards associated with laser use.

Who should take this course?

  • All individuals working with or in a lab with Class 3B or Class 4 lasers.
  • All supervisors managing a space that uses Class 3B or Class 4 lasers.


2 hours

Training content

  • Review hazards associated with laser use and how to control them.
  • Understand the personal protective equipment (PPE) required when working with lasers.