Weekly Wrap-Up – Week of July 25, 2016

Here’s What You May Have Missed This Week on Lasers Today, including Laser Safety Updates and more. While you were busy innovating the latest in lasers, this week at Lasers Today, we continued the Laser Accident Series, where we share stories of real-life accidents, as reported by OSHA. In this week’s post, find out more […]

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Major Change to OSHA Rules Stirs Controversy

New OSHA regulations going into effect August 10 are sending a ripple of controversy throughout manufacturing, construction, and other hazardous industries. The new law requires that companies that operate in hazardous industries with a staff of fewer than 250 file OSHA form 300A in the event of work-related injury or illness. Those with more than […]

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Achieving Success with a BLS Certification

By Betsy Marone The Board of Laser Safety (BLS®) – a nonprofit organization affiliated with Laser Institute of America (LIA) – was tasked with the development and sustainment of a program that establishes a nationally-recognized level of competence and expertise in the field of laser safety. The BLS first created the Certified Laser Safety Officer […]

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ANSI Z136

Your Guide to Selecting the Right Laser Safety Standard As more and more workplaces in the United States begin to implement laser technology, the need to stay on the leading edge of laser safety updates becomes more important. Laser Safety Officers (LSOs) know that the best way to stay informed about laser safety standards and […]

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New OSHA regulations – going into effect August 10

New OSHA regulations, going into effect August 10, are sending a ripple of controversy throughout manufacturing, construction, and other hazardous industries. The new law requires that companies that operate in hazardous industries, with a staff of fewer than 250, file OSHA form 300A in the event of work-related injury or illness. Those with more employees will file […]

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