Oklahoma State University’s Laser Safety Program adheres to appropriate ANSI standards
with regard to Class 3B and Class 4 laser use on campus. The goal of the program is
to ensure the safety of our faculty, staff, and students, as well as the general public.The
program is overseen by the Radiation Safety Office, and Radiation Safety personnel
work with laser users to accomplish this.
The faculty driven Laser Safety Committee is chaired by Dr. Al Rosenberger of the
Department of Physics. The Vice Chair is Weili Zhang of the Electrical and Computer
OSU policy requires faculty, staff, students, post docs, visiting scientists, or other
personnel planning to use Class 3B and/or Class 4 lasers to obtain prior approval
from OSU’s Radiation Safety Officer. Training and laboratory inspections are prerequisites
to this approval. Laboratory inspections are conducted by OSU’s Radiation Safety Officer.