The development of ANSI Z136 standards is traced. The need for a hazard classification is discussed, as are limits for high-power lasers. Changes made to the standard in 1976, 1980, and 1986 are outlined. The concept of the nominal hazard zone is described from the viewpoint of personnel safety.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Journal of Laser Applications|
|State||Published - Dec 1991|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics