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Naval Laser Safety Papers

Guide for Command and Procurement Activities

This area explains the procedures and responsibilities of the command activities procuring or using laser products that have not already been approved for use in the Navy & Marine Corps by the Navy Laser Safety Review Board (LSRB).

Laser Fundamentals (94 kB .pdf file)
Brief discussion on the principals and physics of lasers and the optical characteristics of materials

New Navy Laser Safety Program Requirements (OPNAV 5100.27B/MCO 5104.1C)
Navy and Marine Corps policy and guidance in the identification and control of laser radiation hazards.