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Z386-14 - Safe use of lasers in health care
Students learn how to better identify medical gases, their applications and safety considerations when in use.
Provides knowledge of how applicable CSA standards impact the maintenance, operation and trouble-shooting of medical gas pipelines
Z305.13-13 - Plume scavenging in surgical, diagnostic, therapeutic, and aesthetic settings
The use of lasers in health care is associated with a variety of hazards. There are a variety of sources for such hazard ranging from accidental eye exposure, misaligned laser beams, use of unfamiliar equipment, and improper handling. The latest edition of Z386 is intended to minimize the health and safety hazards associated with the operation of medical laser systems. The latest edition of the standard provides guidance based on the latest industry developments and updates for the safe use of lasers for diagnostic, cosmetic, preventive, and therapeutic applications in health care facilities.