Laser Safety

The Laser Safety Program is designed to help all laser users perform their laser activities (medical and/or research), in complying with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations, standards and guidelines, while working in the safest environment possible. Regulations include state of Florida regulations Chapter 64E-4, 21 CFR 1040 and the ANSI Standards (ANSI Z136.1 and Z136.3).

Essential compliance requirements are: Basic Laser Safety Training CBL (, baseline eye examination for all laser users and periodic laser safety inspections for all lasers, laser devices and systems. For more information on these compliance issues, please contact Ms. Melanie Peapell, Laser Safety Officer, at 305-243-3269 or by e-mail to