Why do laser safety accidents usually happen?
One answer is that people don't know about laser accidents. Most agencies keep this information secret for fear of negative media influence. When similar accidents happen elsewhere, people who withhold information must suffer inner unease, or because no one knows that the same accident happened, so they have no unease. If no one disclosed these accidents, laser safety issues would not be taken seriously.
There are two important reasons for the occurrence of laser accidents. One is that bad behavior has not produced adverse consequences, and the other is the lack of safety education and guidance. Based on this, this article will first introduce the potential hazards of laser light, which is not only a problem of eye protection, but also electrical, chemical and fire hazards.
Then there is a list of mistakes and right practices about laser safety behavior to help you secure your laser:
Apply light safely, efficiently and reliably.
About 60% of laser accidents occur during beam alignment or operation, and the leading cause of eye damage is not wearing protective equipment. be careful!
The potential hazards of lasers can be quickly judged through the laser hazard level. The figure below briefly describes the degree of damage to the eyes and skin of different levels of lasers.
Laser Hazard Classes for Eyes and Skin
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