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Medical Univerity of South Carolina Laser Safety Program

The objective of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Medical Laser Safety Program is to assist registered users and other technically qualified personnel in administrative policy, operational procedures and standards of conduct regarding the use of lasers in the healing arts or research at MUSC.  This program is written in accordance with American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Standard Z136.1 for the Safe Use of Lasers and Standard Z136.3 for the Safe Use of Lasers in Health Care

This manual is intended as a general reference; concerns regarding hazards associated with specific substances, devices, or activities should be addressed through consultation with the Laser Safety Committee, Laser Safety Officer, or Radiation Safety.

All users of lasers and personnel working in areas with lasers must be familiar with and comply with the requirements set forth in this manual.  

Medical Laser Safety ProgramClass 3B and 4 Laser Registration 
 MUSC Laser Standard Operating Procedure Form 

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