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Slide 43

    TEXT VERSION OF SLIDE:

    Title: General Safety Practices While Working
    Type: Text Slide
    Content:

    • Wear appropriate protective eyewear
    • Use minimum power/energy required for project
    • Reduce laser output with shutters/attenuators, if possible
    • Terminate laser beam with beam trap
    • Use diffuse reflective screens, remote viewing systems, etc., during alignments, if possible
    • Remove unnecessary objects from vicinity of laser
    • Keep beam path away from eye level (sitting or standing)
    Don't put your body parts (particularly your eyes) in the beam!

    Source: UIUC