NPFC - MIL-HDBK-828
RANGE LASER SAFETY
|Publication Date:||31 March 2017|
This handbook contains general and detailed guidance to be followed in evaluating and recommending range laser safety procedures which are intended to serve as a guide to the safe use of laser systems on military operational training and test ranges. The handbook is for guidance only and cannot be cited as a requirement.
Application. This handbook applies to all ranges where service approved laser systems are employed or research and development lasers are being evaluated. The handbook addresses the roles of several levels of authority including institutional, installation, and unit, and subsequent positions of laser safety responsibility within the services.
This document is applicable to all Department of Defense (DoD) member ranges and all DoD laser operations conducted on non-DoD controlled ranges. The guidance in this document does not replace other procedures or release individuals from compliance with the requirements of their particular service.
This document implements information and methodologies in accordance with STANAG 3606.
Suggestions for any change, revision, or cancellation of this handbook are to be submitted through the DoD Laser System Safety Working Group.