Laser Safety Program

The University of Oregon's Laser Safety Program is based on the American National Standard for Safe Use of Lasers (ANSI Z136.1-2007). The program's intent is to ensure the safe use of lasers in reseach and instructional laboratories.


  • Steve Stuckmeyer, Director of Environmental Health and Safety, Radiation Safety Officer (P) 541-346-3197


A Standard Operating Procedure must be prepared for each laser system. The following template will assist the users in preparing the necessary document. Submit the signed procedure to Environmental Health and Safety for approval. The Standard Operating Procedure must be reviewed annually.

Laser Standard Operating Procedure 


A Laser Registration Form is required for each Class 3 and Class 4 laser. The information can be automatically forwarded to Environmental Health and Safety.

Laser Registration Form