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Oregon State University

Laser Safety


OSU Laser Safety Manual

The Laser Safety Manual (pdf) provides rules and guidance for managing your laser safety program.

Laser Registration

This form is used to collect information on laser systems used by OSU faculty, staff and students. The results of the survey will be used to compile an inventory and to help improve the laser safety program. Registration is required for Class 3B and 4 lasers.

OSU laser system data sheet Use this form to gather your laser data for registration

Laser Registration



This online class is required for Class 3B and 4 laser users and recommended for all laser users. To complete training, review the online tutorial and take the exam, then schedule machine-specific training with the laser administrator of the laser systems you will use. 

Laser Safety Training (web)

Question?  Email the Laser Safety Officer.


Laser Program Forms

OSU Laser Safety Checklist (self-audit program for lasers)

Laser specific training documentation form

Standard Operating Procedure template (pdf)  (Word)


Helpful Links

Oregon OSHA Laser Fact Sheet

Oregon OSHA Laser Inspection Guidelines

Laser Institute of America

OSHA Technical Manual, Section III Chapter 6

Laser Glossary