Product Code: 119E | ISBN: 978-0-912035-99-4

HISTORICAL: ANSI Z136.9 (2013) - Safe Use of Lasers in Manufacturing Environments

Electronic Version

Historical Document
This standard reached its 10-year expiration on August 6, 2023. This standard is considered historical and is not a current American National Standard. The information in this standard may still be referenced as an LIA standard, but it no longer carries the American National Standard designation. A revision of this standard is in process and will be proposed to ANSI for approval when it has completed its consensus process.

The ANSI Z136.9 - Electronic Version is a single user PDF version provides reasonable and adequate guidance for the safe use of lasers and laser systems that operate at wavelengths between 180 nm and 1 mm.

Z136.9 is intended to protect individuals with the potential for laser exposure when lasers are used in manufacturing environments, this standard includes policies and procedures to ensure laser safety in both public and private industries as well as product development along with testing.

The new standard comes at a critical time, as lasers continue to populate more processing lines in the aerospace, automotive, energy, defense and healthcare industries.

This standard is designed to be used in conjunction with the ANSI Z136.1 (2022). Both documents are available for purchase as a set:

Electronic Set: ANSI Z136.1 (2022) & ANSI Z136.9 (2013)

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