Resource Review: Fiber Optics Safety (EHS 0300)

This online materials were developed for Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory employees who work with fiber optics in a fiber optic communications or research setting. It covers the hazards and its associated controls in working with Class 1 and Class 1M fiber optics to help the person work safely. The course does not cover the use of fibers in a laser lab or medical setting.

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Resource Details

Vendor/Sponsor

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Format

Online

Review Date

09/18/19

Program Design Elements

  Yes No Unavailable or N/A
Clear, consistent screen design
User-friendly; intuitive navigation
Pace is learner controlled
Job-like examples included
Module map/table of contents
Exit option with bookmark feature

Content Elements

  Yes No Unavailable or N/A
Contains accurate information
Relevant and accurate graphics
Relevant job-like examples or other
Definitions for technical terms
Logical sequence
References
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Comments:

The following topical areas are included:

  • What is optical fiber
  • Types of fiber optic cables
  • Laser classifications
  • Hazard controls
  • Work stations and labeling
Very nice interactive training course.

 

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