Laser Safety

The Laser Safety Program sets forth controls and safety guidance for research and educational activities involving lasers. Additional guidance documents are available from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Safe Use of Lasers (Z-136.1) and the Texas Administrative Code (TAC 289.301). Class IIIb and IV lasers are of primary concern.

Laser Classifications

Registration and Permitting

Laser Personnel Responsibilities

SOPs, Training, and Safety

Exposure and Hazard Zones

Documents and Resources

Steps to Compliance


University Laser Safety Officer: Brandon S. Chance, M.S., CCHO

Registration Personnel Training SOPs
Registration Personnel Training SOPs Surveys