All laser acquisitions and operating procedures require
approval of the Physics Division Director and a review
by the Laboratory’s Laser Safety Officer. . Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) must
be signed and posted on the door of the laboratory containing the
laser. The approved procedures must be followed at all times.
It is the responsibility of any experimenter to be aware of the
appropriate safety procedures for their work. Contact the
Division Safety Engineer for details. All personnel using
lasers must complete the appropriate training and have an eye exam
before using them.
The ANL Environment, Safety and Health Manual details the requirements
for safe operation of lasers in its Chapter 6-2, Laser Safety.