Laser Safety

The laser safety program at the University of Toronto is administered throulasergh the Office of Environmental Health and Safety under the authority of the Laser Safety Committee.

This page serves as a focal point for the laser safety program and to provide links and information regarding laser safety.

Laser Safety Program

Laser Safety Committee

Laser Safety Training

Should you have accessibility needs within a research environment please visit/contact the following resources.
Student Accessibility –
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) –

For register: Go to My EHS Training  and Log-in (bottom of the page)

Laser Lab Design (PDF)

Laser Safety Introduction Video


Laser Accident – Victim’s View (PDF)

Laser Pointers

ANSI Z 136.1

External Laser Links


The information presented on this web page is suitable for the University of Toronto and may not be adequate for other laser applications.