Laser Pointer Advisory
A laser pointer contains a small diode laser that emits an intense beam of light. Most laser pointers contain low to moderate powered lasers that do not pose a serious risk of eye injury unless intentionally misused.
Direct viewing of the laser beam may cause temporary flashblindness, headaches, afterimages or glare. Besides the risk of injury from the beam, the outrage from being exposed or loss of concentration may promote other hazards, e.g., falls, driving accidents, etc.
The following safety considerations should be observed when using laser pointers:
For more information about laser pointer safety, see Safety Recommendations for Laser Pointers. General laser safety information may be found in the Laser Safety Training Guide. For questions about laser pointers or any laser safety issue, contact Robin Izzo at email@example.com or 258-6259.
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