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American National Standards Institute - Z136.6

Safe Use of Lasers Outdoors

This standard provides guidance for the safe use of lasers in an outdoor environment, e.g., construction, displays/laser lightshows, scientific/astronomical research, and military (DoE/DoD).

Additional considerations include:

  • Nominal Ocular Hazard Distance
  • Nominal Hazard Zone
  • Specular Reflection
  • Eye Protection, including optically-aidedviewing
  • Inclement Weather
  • Visual Interference Hazards and Zones

The Z136.6 contains numerous sample forms, e.g., suspected exposure questionnaire, letters to clearinghouse programs, and laser configurations.

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