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 written Standard Operating Procedure is required for each laser system. The following template will assist the users in preparing the necessary document. The Standard Operating Procedure should be reviewed regularly.

Laser Standard Operating Procedure 


A Laser Registration Form is required for each Class 3 and Class 4 laser.

Laser Registration