PD IEC/TR 60825-8:2006 - Safety of laser products. Guidelines for the safe use of laser beams on humans

PD IEC/TR 60825-8:2006

Safety of laser products. Guidelines for the safe use of laser beams on humans

Status : Current   Published : January 2007



This part of IEC 60825 serves as a guide to the employer, the responsible organisation, the laser safety officer, the laser operator and other persons involved, on the safe use of lasers and laser equipment classified as class 3B or class 4. It covers all applications of laser beams on humans in, but not limited to, health-care facilities, cosmetic and hair removal centres and dental practices, including applications in vehicles and domestic premises. This technical report explains the control measures recommended for the safety of patients, staff, maintenance personnel and others. Engineering controls which form part of the laser equipment or the installation are also briefly described to provide an understanding of the general principles of protection. The subject areas covered in this guide include - beam delivery systems; - biological effects of laser radiation; - reporting of accidents and dangerous situations; - checklists. The object of this report is to enhance the protection of persons from laser radiation and other associated hazards by providing guidance on how to establish safety procedures, precautions and user control measures.

Standard NumberPD IEC/TR 60825-8:2006
TitleSafety of laser products. Guidelines for the safe use of laser beams on humans
Publication Date31 January 2007
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 60825-1:1993, IEC 60825-1:1993/AMD 1:1997, IEC 60825-1:1993/AMD 2:2001, ISO 11810-2, ISO 11810-1:2005, IEC 60601-2-22, ISO 11991:1995, EN 207:1998
ReplacesBS IEC 60825-8:1999
International RelationshipsIEC TR 60825-8:2006
Draft Superseded By04/30112949 DC
DescriptorsProtective clothing, Windows, Fire risks, Wavelengths, Toxic gases, Vapours, Fumes, Inspection, Hazards, Shields, Radiation hazards, Clinical investigation instruments, Occupational safety, Training, Warning devices, Medical equipment, Safety measures, Safety devices, Lasers, Light hazards, Eyes, Therapeutics, Electrical medical equipment, Eye protectors, Goggles (safety), Skin protection, Installation, Maintenance, Accidents, Contaminants, Reflection, Biological hazards
Title in GermanSicherheit von Laser-Einrichtungen. Leitfaden für die sichere Anwendung von Laserstrahlung am Menschen
ISBN978 0 580 50062 6
File Size610 KB

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