Mike recently published an article on laser-generate plume in the clinical/aesthetic workspace. Click here to read it. This looks like it will become a very important issue in the future. It’s better to be prepared than not… Mike. General Secretary.
The BSi have issued a Guidance document which is available for free. Please click here for details. Mike Murphy, General Secretary.
The BMLA has issued advice for those aesthetic clinic/salon owners seeking to re-open following the COVID-19 lockdown in the UK. Their advice touches on a number of topics and includes some words from our General Secretary, Mike Murphy, in his capacity as an adviser on laser-generated surgical plume and potential hazards associated with the coronavirus. … More BMLA Advice on re-opening laser clinics in the COVID-19 environment
One of our LPAs, Rob Knowles, published an article in the Aesthetics Journal on the role of Laser Protection Advisers in the UK. Click here to read it. Edited with BlogPad Pro
We all know its a bad idea to stare at the sun. But this lady decided to do so during the recent eclipse in America, without the correct protective safety glasses. As a result her retinas were burnt with an image of the eclipsed sun! Many lasers output a much higher power than can … More Don’t stare at the sun – even during an eclipse!
Many pilots have reported laser flashes during take-off and landings from people on the ground using high-powered visible lasers. These devices are usually Class 4 and should not be used in a public place without proper safety considerations. As a result of an upsurge in ‘attacks’ on pilots BAE have developed a new film … More New laser protection for pilots
We recently were made aware of a study which investigated the X-ray emissions from a molybdenum target ablated by 35 femtosecond laser pulses – http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8010306/. The authors found that the total emission can easily exceed the maximum annual equivalent dose of 1 mSv allowed within 60 minutes of irradiation. The implication is that any laser … More X-ray emissions from femtosecond processed materials
If you wish to contact our Chairman, Mike Regan, you can reach him at his Twitter account – @MikeRegan_LPA Likewise, our General secretary, Mike Murphy, can be found at @DermaLase_Learn also on Twitter. While the Association’s Twitter account can be accessed at @LaserAdvisers
Lasermet is 25 years old! The Association members would like to congratulate the company on providing laser safety services and equipment for a quarter of a century. To see what Lasermet offer please visit their site.
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