Laser Safety Officer Refresher Training – 1 day


The Laser Safety Officer Refresher Training Course is an in depth one day course designed for individuals with responsibilities as a Laser Safety Officer.

Course Location and Date

Location: Toronto, Ontario at the  Chelsea Eaton Hotel (downtown)

Date: October 2, 2015

Refresher training is recommended every three years.  This course will provide updates on the 2014 release of the ANSI Z136.1  Safe Use of Lasers.  The course will review the updated laser hazard calculations.  This unique course provides a Canadian context to meet provincial and federal requirements.

Course tools allow participants to update and maintain excellence in laser safety program at their own facilities.

Who should participate?

This course is ideal for the experienced Laser Safety Officer requiring refresher training or updates on ANSI Z136.1 (2014). A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully complete the course.

Content Includes:

  • Review of Laser fundamentals and laser hazards
  • Laser Safety Program and Controls and changes in the ANSI Z136.1 (2014)
  • Risk assessments and conducting a hazard evaluation
  • Examples of updated Laser Hazard Calculations (RNHOD and NHZ), updated correction factors and new MPEs
  • Inspections, audits and incident investigation analysis
  • Laser accidents – root cause analyses and case studies
  • Full course outline can be downloaded LSO Refresher Course Outline – KRMC Oct 2 2015
  • Class discussions, and exercises supplement training materials.
  • No pre requisites required for course participation, however it is assumed participants will have some knowledge of laser safety.

Course Instructors

Liz Krivonosov, PEng, CIH, ROH and Dr. Sandu Sonoc, PEng, CLSO will be the course instructors.

Liz has previously been a Laser Safety Officer and developed laser safety programs, performed audits and has trained many commercial clients on laser safety across Canada.  She is an invited speaker to the 2015 International Laser Safety Conference (ILSC) in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Sandu is a well known Canadian  Laser Safety expert specializing in laser safety calculations.  He is a frequent conference speaker on many aspects of laser safety. He is a BLS Certified Laser Safety Officer and has conducted many training sessions. including for regulatory agencies.


Dates:  October 2, 2015
breaks and lunch are included

Location:  Toronto, ON
Eaton Chelsea Toronto Hotel
33 Gerrard Street West (just west of Yonge Street)
Toronto, ON
M5G 1Z4
phone: 416-595-1975
toll free: 1-800-CHELSEA

Training Room:  James Room

Hotel Information and Accommodation: 
The Eaton Chelsea is located just a few feet from Yonge and Gerrard right in the heart of downtown Toronto.  A very limited number of rooms have been set aside for the course at a rate of $185 per night plus applicable taxes.

Participants are responsible to book their own accommodations by September 1, 2015.  Please quote KRMC – Laser Safety Officer Refresher Course for the room discount.

To make your room reservation at the Chesea   contact:  1-800- 243-5732   or 416-595-1975

or book online at:   KRMC LSO Refresher Course Hotel


How to get to the hotel:
Directions are available at

An airport shuttle is located right at the hotel to transfer to Pearson International Airport for a nominal fee.  Tickets may be purchased at the hotel directly.

Parking is available at the hotel.  Details on rates and garage entrance are available at:


Sue Singer
phone: 1-613-257-9277


Receive a $50 Early Bird discount when you register before September 9, 2015. The discount is automatically applied when you checkout.

Single Rate $599 CDN +HST (Early Bird rate $550)