10 Lessons in Safety: Notable Moments from Albuquerque

By Geoff Giordano Whether in the airway of a patient, the harsh environment of the Arctic or even in outer space, unique challenges continue to emerge in the battle against laser hazards. Every two years, the International Laser Safety Conference (ILSC®) spotlights the latest efforts to combat routine and not-so-routine hazards. Amid long-standing discussions about […]

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ILSC 2015 showcases the importance of CLSOs, CMLSOs in protecting workers and patients

By Geoff Giordano ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — This morning, the International Laser Safety Conference kicks off with the annual meeting of the ASC Z136, the committee that produces the ANSI Z136 laser safety standards. Later, this evening’s welcome reception will be a relaxed introduction to an intensive, informative week. It’s been two years since the first ILSC […]

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ILSC 2015: Gathering Top Minds in Laser Safety

By Geoff Giordano A record number of sponsors and the return of a special-topic luncheon will highlight the latest installment of LIA’s intensive four-day International Laser Safety Conference (ILSC®) in New Mexico this March. Chaired by Dr. John O’Hagan, head of Public Health, England’s Laser and Optical Radiation Dosimetry Group, ILSC 2015 will be held […]

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