Understanding Laser Accidents

1st Edition

Ken Barat

CRC Press
Published September 24, 2018
Reference - 288 Pages - 24 Color & 126 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138048454 - CAT# K33055

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Understanding Laser Accidents provides a comprehensive reference addressing a wide a spectrum of laser accidents. The under-reporting and misreporting of laser accidents creates a blind spot for the laser management of institutions, laser users and laser safety officers. This book attempts to lift that veil. By giving details of why laser accidents occur, accident preparation, where to find laser accident information, elements of laser accident investigation, role of lessons learned and regulatory oversight of laser use. Chapters include a look at pilot illumination, fiber telecommunication, light show incidents and more as well as a detailed and honest review of three laser events that hold a mirror up to researchers and industrial laser users.

• Provides a comprehensive, single source devoted to laser accidents

• Covers elements of laser accident preparedness

• Provides detailed analysis of some laser accidents that share common threads across the research and industrial environment

• Contains information on where to find laser accident information

• Extensive information on the illumination of pilots

• Reviews laser regulatory oversight, non-beam hazards and laser safety tools


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