Medical Laser Safety

Do you work in the medical field – hospital, private practice, surgery – and need to get you’re your employees certified for laser safety?

If so you’re in luck! You can now get OSHA compliant with our 100% online laser safety training and get employees certified in 1 hour from anywhere with an internet connection!

This fast, easy, and affordable online course allows you to print a certificate upon completion and passing of the online test!

Access the course 24/7 from your computer or other mobile device.

Get OSHA compliant now in just 4 easy steps:
Step 1 - Register your employees or register an individual
Step 2 - Complete the training curriculum and quizzes
Step 3 - Complete the exam
Step 4 - Print your certificate

If you manage a medical practice and use a laser in the following areas:

  • General medical
  • Dental
  • Dermatology

...then this certification course applies to YOUR medical facility!

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If you are an individual health care professional working in one of the following roles:

  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Aide
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Dermatologist

…then this certification course applies to YOU!

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If you are an employer, you no longer have to worry about getting audited by OSHA, because now you can provide proof that your employees have been trained in medical laser safety! Get your business OSHA compliant and keep your employees safe!

If you are an individual, you can provide the necessary credentials to treat patients with medical laser procedures safely. Get certified and start helping people today!

**Please note that each laser system is unique and will require its own operator training and application-specific safety procedures.**

Note: In addition to OSHA and ANSI standards, you may be regulated by the Center for Devices and Radiological Health of the FDA or the Council of Radiation Control Program Directors. Many states have laser safety standards and regulations which should be consulted when creating a laser safety program.

How the LSC Safety Program Works:

At LSC we’ve made the laser safety training process simple. You can...

  • Enroll each employee.
  • Print certificates immediately.
  • Promote SAFETY in your organization.

Benefits of LSC Programs

  • Our safety program can be conducted when most convenient for employers and operators on any device with an internet connection.
  • We offer a low-cost solution – no expensive textbooks, manuals or subscriptions.
  • No expensive wasted days sending employees to offsite training.
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Why is Laser Safety Important?

OSHA keeps statistics for on-the-job injuries and reports 9 catastrophic or fatal laser related injuries since 1988. Additionally, according to Liberty Mutual, about $1 billion is spent each week on serious but nonfatal work injuries. Most workplace injuries are preventable and are due to a lack of proper training.

OSHA requires a general duty of care for laser usage. This means the workplace must be free from known risks and hazards. In the US, laser safety standards are set by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Currently, compliance with these standards is voluntary, but OSHA does have the authority to step in when worker safety is in question. Employers could be fined if they ignore proper safety steps. Laser safety procedures must be documented and include audit reports, policies, equipment maintenance records and operator logs.

IMPORTANT: OSHA does not certify, accredit or approve any laser safety trainers or training programs. The responsibility for OSHA compliant laser operator training rests with the employer. Laser Safety Certification and the LSO course do not constitute a license to operate any type of laser nor does it guarantee your workplace will be free or laser hazards. There are no special or additional requirements to use this site. The person(s) responsible for laser training and evaluation are strongly encouraged to read and become familiar with the requirements of OSHA Section III: Chapter 6 - Laser Hazards as well as the ANSI Standards at www.ansi.org.
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