Laser Therapy (Class 3B & Class 4) Laser Safety Training

The next laser safety training course designed for Class 3B (LLLT) and Class 4 (Hot Laser) laser therapy users will be on Saturday the 23rd of April, online from 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm, including two 15 minute comfort breaks.

Appropriate laser safety training is a requirement of SI176 (2010) and this course will provide this essential training for Physiotherapist, Chiropractors, Podiatrists and Veterinarians using laser therapy as part of their practice. The course will follow the ‘Core of Knowledge’ syllabus approved by the British Medical Laser Association, and the Society for Radiological Protection.

COURSE CONTENT: Basic principles of laser generation and review of Diode Laser technology. Potential dangers of lasers from accidental exposure. Legislation requirements and the laser safety programme. Including guidance on carrying out your risk assessment, and documenting your laser safety processes into your local rules, both of which are requirements of the legislation.

ABOUT YOUR TRAINER: Dr Josette Galligan, PhD, CEng, is a registered Laser Protection Adviser with RPA2000 (UK) and has twenty years’ experience as the appointed Laser Protection Adviser for a number of large academic teaching Hospitals. She developed the first online laser safety eCourse in Ireland hosted on HSELand which was widely used Nationally, and has run specialised Laser Safety Authorised User Courses, following the Core of Knowledge curriculum, which she contributed to.

If you would like to attend or have any questions please contact me at josette@laserprotectionadviser

Please note that this training does not cover how individual lasers should be used, or therapeutic techniques and protocols. For this type of training you should contact to your laser supplier.

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