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Laser Accident Detail

Laser Accident Detail

The laser accident database maintained by Rockwell Laser Industries has been gathered from a broad range of sources since 1964. By studying this data, the laser community as a whole can promote the safe and knowledgeable use of lasers and prevent similar events from occurring in their own facilities.

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Accident Detail

Case Nbr5320
Accident Year1991
LocationFactory
CountryUSA
StateAZ
City 
Laser TypeArgon
WaveLength514
Class 
Divergence 
Exposure Time 
Output 
Pulse Rate 
Beam Diameter 
SubjectFactory Worker
Age 
Sex 
ApplicationAlignment
ProtectionNot Available
Eye DamageOther
CauseNegligence
DescriptionIndividual exposed in right eye during alignment. No protective eyewear used. Partial loss of vision reported.

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