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Document ID (ISN)104581
CIS number 06-15
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Title Laser safety 2.0 - Training software for your safety with lasers
Original title Lasersicherheit 2.0 - Die Schulungssoftware für Ihre Lasersicherheit [in German]
Bibliographic information Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoff- und Strahltechnik IWS, Winterbergstrasse 28, 01277 Dresden, Germany, 2001. CD-ROM (needs Pentium min. 100 MHz, Windows 95, 98, ME, NT or 2000, 64 MB RAM, CD-ROM drive min. 16x, optimal resolution 1024x768, Internet browser, Macromedia Shockwave Player, Windows Media Player or REAL Player). Price: EUR 32.50.
Abstract This CD-ROM provides a tool for training in laser safety. It enables users to acquire a basic understanding of this topic, namely: principles of the functioning of lasers; risks posed by the interaction of lasers with human tissue; classes of lasers; protective measures; responsibilities of employees. A simple test enables users to determine whether they have acquired the essential knowledge concerning laser safety. The CD-ROM also contains approximately 40 Power-Point slides that can be edited to make training presentations on the topic of laser safety.
Descriptors (primary) laser radiation; training material; lasers; radiation protection
Descriptors (secondary) Germany; training manuals; CD-ROM; classification; computer applications; biological effects
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Non-ionizing radiation
Ionizing radiation