Only qualified and trained people must be assigned to install, adjust, and operate laser equipment.
PRIOR TO OPERATION OF THE EQUIPMENT, PROVIDE CUA PROOF OF QUALIFICATION of the operator.
BEFORE DOING ANY WORK AT CUA WITH LASERS, SUBMIT A WORK PLAN to the Environmental Health & Safety department for review by the Radiation Safety Officer. The work plan must include a description of the work, where it will be conducted, the type of laser to be used and its energy output, safety precautions to be taken to protect personnel and property from exposure, and descriptions of barricades, signs, warnings, etc., to be used.
29 CFR 1926.54