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CAREFUL! YOU'LL PUT YOUR EYE OUT!!!

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Actually that is a LightSaber. Class 4 LightLasers are readily available to the public and can be bought for $100-300.

While the above image may bring a chuckle, laser's can be dangerous causing irreversible serious eye and skin injuries without proper handling and precautions in place.

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Cancer Treatment With Lasers and Nanotechnology   Confocal Microscopes

Environmental Health & Safety/Radiation Safety is responsible for the Georgetown University (GU) Laser Safety program. To accurately account for all the lasers present at GU, complete one Laser Registration form for each laser, laser product or laser system (Class 3B and Class 4). In addition, include registrations for equipment that will be serviced at GU containing Class 3B or Class 4 embedded lasers.


If you have any questions, require further information or assistance, please contact Catalina Kovats, Radiation & Laser Safety Officer, at 687-4712.

 


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