The use of lasers in veterinary medicine is expanding. Safety issues for the use of lasers in veterinary medicine are similiar to those for the use of lasers in surgery on humans.
Lasers in Veterinary Practice: Safe Use Guidelines August 2011 [PDF, 246KB]
These “Safe Use Guidelines” address:
- general laser safety
- employee roles and responsibilities related to laser safety
- risks associated with the use of lasers
- general advice on reducing the risks to humans associated with veterniary laser use