Laser and fiber optic usage is pervasive in research, manufacturing, and academic settings, to name just a few. Yet individuals in each of these settings occasionally engage in unsafe practices related to the lasers’ and fiber optics’ use and handling, often inadvertently. This Photonics Online eBook is meant to help readers understand how to operate — and work in proximity to — these technologies safely and effectively.
From personal concerns like protective eyewear and ergonomic considerations in lab layout, to safety in fabrication environments and the application of microlearning to worker well-being, author Ken Barat brings decades of experience and perspective to the topics within.
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