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Document ID (ISN)28199
CIS number 77-1904
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Shiney D.H., Marshall W.J., Del Valle P.F., Franks J.K., Lyon T.L., Krial N.P.
Laser Microwave Division, U.S. Army Environmental Hygiene Agency, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland 21010.
Title Laser hazard classification guide.
Bibliographic information HEW Publication No.(NIOSH)76-183, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA, July 1976. 206p. 4 ref.
Abstract This guide provides a listing of all commercial lasers available in the USA, together with their technical specifications (active medium, wavelength, output, etc.) and hazard classification in 4 classes. Some 2,500 models from over 170 manufacturers and distributors are included. The hazard classification is based on a scheme which has been adopted for the proposed Federal standard concerning occupational exposure to laser radiation. The procedure followed in compiling the guide is described.
Descriptors (primary) laser radiation; classification; hazard evaluation; lasers
Descriptors (secondary) USA; standardization; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Non-ionizing radiation