The versatility and power of lasers has produced new frontiers in research and medical treatment. Along with these advances is the recognition that there is potential for significant injury from lasers. The privilege to use lasers at the University of Virginia, in academics and the health system, requires each individual user to follow and adhere to the UVA Laser Safety Program.

All Class 1M, 2M, 3B and 4 lasers must be registered with the University’s Laser Safety Office and safety protocols for proposed activities approved prior to use.

Responsibilities and Services:

training personnel in the safe use of lasers

administering the UVA Laser Safety program

providing information and advice to individuals who have questions about Laser Safety

UVA Policies applicable to Radiation Safety:

ID: SEC-011 - Laser Safety

Medical Center policy: 0188

Laser Registry
All Class 1M, 2M, 3B and 4 lasers (not used for patient care) must be registered with the University’s Laser Safety Office and safety protocols for proposed activities approved prior to use.

All Class 1M, 2M, 3B and 4 lasers must be registered!
Marianne Yencken
Industrial Hygienist Supervisor
 
 
 
msy8db@virginia.edu, 434-243-1725
Kristy A. Davis
Senior Industrial Hygienist
 
 
 
kad4t@virginia.edu, 434-982-4909
Jennifer Cottingham
Senior Industrial Hygiene Tech.
Biosafety Cabinet Certifier
Chemical Fume Hood Certifier
 
jls5xy@virginia.edu, 434-243-1711
 
 
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