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Reference CLC/TR 50448:2005
Title Guide to levels of competence required in laser safety
Project Number 7008
Abstract/Scope This Guide has been prepared in order to provide information and guidance to employers and employees in organisations in which lasers are used. It is supplementary to the safety requirements specified in the EN 60825 series of standards on laser safety. The Guide outlines procedures for the management of laser hazards and defines levels of competence for those who work with laser equipment or who have responsibility for laser safety.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2005-08-08
Current Stage code deadline  
Deadline date for vote  


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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 76
Reference Document  
ICS 31.260 - Optoelectronics. Laser equipment
Keywords Laser; Safety; Competence level
Note No doa/dop/dow
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
3.2 Waste Disposal B2B, B2C


Deadline Date
6060 2005-08-08   export to doc file  EN
5099 2005-01-08 2005-03-08  
5060 2005-01-08 2005-01-08  
5020 2004-10-08 2005-01-07  
1090 2004-09-23 2004-12-23  
2020 2004-07-29 2005-01-29  
3020 2000-06-05 2000-12-05  
3020 1997-11-10 2000-03-31  
1000 1996-10-24 1997-04-24  
1000 1995-10-27 1996-04-27  
1000 1995-06-22 1995-12-22  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2005-01-08
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2005-08-08
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) -
date of Publication (DOP) (4) -
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) -


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6)  

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.