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Robert C. Aldrich, LSS, Course Lecturer and Consultant

Mr. Aldrich is an internationally recognized expert in Laser Safety and is currently a senior laser safety expert for the United States Navy. He is Chairman of the ANSI Z136.6 Standard for the Safe Use of Lasers Outdoors and a voting member of the ANSI Z136 ASC general committee and several other Standards subcommittees.

Mr. Aldrich is a United States Delegate and co-chair of the NATO Laser Safety Panel for the development of laser range guidance for Allied Forces associated with STANAG 3606. He has also contributed to the development of the IEC 60825 series of standards.

Mr. Aldrich is a participating member of the SAE G10T Subcommittee on Laser Safety; an organization that provides guidance to FAA and the laser user community regarding the safe use of lasers in the navigable airspace. Additionally, Mr. Aldrich is a past member of the laser safety committee of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and served a term on the United States Technical Electronic Product Radiation Safety Standards Committee, a Congressionally mandated FDA advisory oversight committee).

Mr. Aldrich has been published in the Journal of Laser Applications and Proceedings of International Laser Safety Conferences. A graduate of the West Virginia University – Tech, and is the primary developer and instructor for the U.S. Navy Laser Safety Specialist Certification Course. Additionally, he is certified as a Naval Laser Range Safety Specialist.

Ken Barat, CLSO, Course Lecturer
Ken Barat is the Laser Safety Officer for the National Ignition Facility Directorate at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He is a Certified LSO and Fellow of the Laser Institute of America, winner of the Tim Rener User Service Award from the Advanced Light Source, 2001. Ken was LSO at Lawrence Berkeley Nat. Lab, and lead the Non-ionizing group for the Arizona Radiation Regulatory Agency. He is a member of several ANSI committees, including the Main Z136 group, control committee, non-beam committee and Educational Z136.5 committee. Ken has lectured on laser safety throughout the US and abroad. He has authored several laser safety articles, contributed a chapter on Medical laser safety for a textbook and has lectured for several professional societies including the Health Physics Society and AIHA and National Safety Council.
Patrick J. Clark, CMLSO, Consultant

Mr. Clark has been active in clinical light applications since 1988. Pat moved from his first administrative and clinical exposure of laser use and control at the University of North Carolina Memorial Hospitals in Chapel Hill, North Carolina to being a member of the team to first accomplish and teach routine laser laparoscopic cholecystectomy in several Northeast states. A Texas native, Pat returned home in 1992 to be selected as the founding director of the laser program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and the allied hospitals. In that position he refined a teaching and administrative process that included the control of some 117 laser and light sources in a myriad of applications and a recurring education process for physicians, residents, nurses, and paramedicals. Numbers of internationally known facilities and organizations call upon Pat to assist in development, testing, application and safety of light on tissue worldwide.

Pat has direct experience in complete hospital programs, outpatient and freestanding surgery centers, the beginnings of office and spa applications, and the development of light applications for nonprofessional and home use. His commercial experience includes being Vice President of Clinical Affairs and Product Development for both a national publically held mobile laser-surgical services company, Medical Alliance, and with the device division of an international pharmaceutical company, ICN. Often called upon by laser manufacturers and having given over 400 clinical and lay lectures in the last 20 years, Mr. Clark brings a world of experience to the laser industry.

Jerome E. (Jerry) Dennis, Standards Consultant
Jerry Dennis recently retired after 33 years in the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), U.S. Food and Drug Administration where he had been the agency’s international expert in laser and optical radiation safety and safety standards.

Prior to joining the CDRH, Jerry had spent 15 years in industry. He was the Manager of High Energy Laser Products for Hadron, Inc. in New York. Here he was responsible for engineering support for terawatt Nd glass laser systems form CGE in France that are used in fusion research as well as for the firm’s domestic product line of pulsed and CW laser systems and their industrial applications. He had been with TRG, Inc. in New York when Hadron had spun off from TRG in 1968. At TRG he was involved in research and development of high power pulsed laser systems for military and industrial applications.

His early experience was with the Naval Material Laboratory in New York where he was in research on the effects of optical radiation from nuclear weapons.

Jerry holds a bachelor of science degree from Fordham University in New York City.
Ben Edwards, MS, CHP, CLSO, Course Lecturer and Consultant

Ben Edwards is a certified health physicist and certified laser safety officer with over a quarter century of experience in industry, academia, and medical settings. He has a B.S. physics degree from the University of North Carolina and a M.S. in occupational health & safety from East Carolina University.

Ben has been a member of the ANSI Accredited Standard Committee Z136 on laser safety for over a decade and currently serves on several Z136 standards subcommittees and technical subcommittees, including chairing the TSC5 Non-Beam Hazards technical subcommittee. He is also a member of the Health Physics Society, has published several papers on various aspects of laser safety and presented numerous abstracts and training courses at both HPS meetings and International Laser Safety Conferences.

William J. Ertle, CLSO, CMLSO, President
Mr. Ertle has been associated with Rockwell Laser Industries (RLI) since 1989 where he now holds the position of President. Bill has provided in-depth lectures and training presentations for numerous RLI Training Institute courses, industry conferences, as well as presentations for events at Sandia National Laboratories, Los Alamos National Laboratories, The Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, IEEE/LEOS, OPTCON, ALAC, Bay Area Laser Safety Officers (BALSO) and the International Laser Safety Conference (ILSC). Bill has also authored and co-authored several laser safety articles.

In addition to his training-based activities, he routinely provides RLI clients with product specific technical information on laser safety eyewear, windows, barriers, interlocks and other related laser safety equipment.

Bill is the Chairman of the ANSI Z136 Technical Standards Committee on Control Measures and Training (TSC-4) and a voting member of the Accredited Standards Committee, the main Z136 committee. He is an active member of the Laser Institute of America (LIA) and a former member of their Board of Directors as well as a member of the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS). He is a member of the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Technical Committee on Laser Safety and is a Certified Laser Safety Officer by the Board of Laser Safety. Bill is a graduate of Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH.
Joseph M. Greco, CLSO, CHP, Course Lecturer and Consultant

Joe Greco serves Rockwell Laser Industries as an independent consultant. Joe has over 25 years of diversified experience working with sources of ionizing and non‐ionizing radiation and management of their safe use in medical, manufacturing, R&D, and fusion reactor environments. He has served as Laser Safety Officer at a major corporation as well as at a Plasma Physics Lab in New Jersey. He also provides laser safety, health physics, and non‐ionizing radiation safety services to several Fortune 500 companies as well as local universities.

Joe received his MS in Radiological Hygiene from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is certified by the American Board of Health Physics and is a Certified Laser Safety Officer. Joe has presented numerous short courses on Laser Safety and Non‐Ionizing Radiation at various conferences, including the nternational Laser Safety Conference, Health Physics Conferences, and Industrial Hygiene Chapter meetings.

Joe currently has served on several committees, including the ANSI Z136 Laser Safety Committee, the CLSO Exam Review Board, and the American Board of Health Physics Part 1 Exam Committee (Chair). He is a Plenary member of the Health Physics Society. Joe is a native of Buffalo NY, is married, has 3 active sons, and a mixed breed dog named Rudy.

David Havrilla, Course Lecturer and Consultant

David Havrilla has worked in the industrial laser and laser material processing fields for over 35 years and holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His passion for industrial laser processing intensified during his postgraduate studies at the Imperial College in England, where he investigated the viability of laser cladding die components.

David has held numerous technical and managerial roles over his three-and-a-half-decade career, including Product Manager, Manager of the Laser Applications Lab, and Manager of Product and Project Management. David has been a prolific writer over the years, publishing a book on The Fundamentals of Laser Material Processing for Rofin-Sinar Laser, Inc., as well as dozens of technical articles for trade journals and industry conferences.

Roy Henderson, Course Lecturer
Roy Henderson is one of the UK’s leading specialists in laser safety. Through his UK-based consulting company, Bioptica, which he established in 1990, he provides safety support to European manufacturers and users of laser equipment.

Roy graduated in physics from the University of London and has followed a career in the application of optics and laser technology in both the medical and industrial sectors. He is actively involved in the development of international safety standards. He is the Chairman of the European CENELEC committee for laser safety (CLC/TC76), a member of the IEC/TC76 committee and is the project leader of ISO/TC94/SC6 for laser eye protection.

Roy is accredited in the UK as a Laser Protection Adviser and is co-author of the comprehensive handbook ‘Laser Safety’. In addition to running laser-safety courses throughout the UK and Ireland he has also provided training in the USA and Asia, and has regularly served on the Advisory Board for the International Laser Safety Conference (ILSC). Roy assists RLI in dealing with European safety requirements and his company collaborates with RLI in providing advanced laser-safety Masterclasses in the UK.
Winn Henderson, UL Solutions Principal Engineer – Optical Radiation, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Course Lecturer

Winn Henderson received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1997 from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. He has worked at UL Solutions for the past 26 years in the field of Optical Radiation product safety (laser/LED/lamp radiation) and is based in Research Triangle Park, NC.

Mr. Henderson is the UL Solutions Principal Engineer for Optical Radiation. In this role, he is heavily involved in the laser product safety requirements contained in FDA/CDRH 21CFR, the IEC 60825 series of Standards, IEC 62471, RP-27, and others. He evaluates laser products to the laser safety Standards, develops global UL Solutions guidelines on addressing laser product safety, and sets up Optical Radiation Laboratories globally within UL Solutions.

He is also an active member of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Technical Committee (TC) 76 for “Optical Radiation safety and laser equipment”, as well as the IECEE CTL Expert Task Force (ETF) 11 for Lasers. On ETF11, Mr. Henderson also serves as a Technical Advisor for the Proficiency Testing Program.

Jamie J. King, CLSO, Course Lecturer and Consultant

Jamie King is a Certified Laser Safety Officer with over 28 years practicing laser safety. He has served as a full time LSO for NASA and the Department of Energy. Jamie serves on the Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) Z136, is a member of the Z136 Administrative Committee and is on the SSC-1, SSC-8, and TSC-4 subcommittees. He has authored several papers and articles including the DOE Laser Lessons Newsletter with worldwide distribution.

Jamie is very active in the community playing prominent roles at the International Laser Safety Conferences and DOE Laser Safety Workshops. He is the 2019 recipient of the R. James Rockwell, Jr. Educational Achievement Award and was elected to the Laser Institute Board of Directors for the 2020-22 term.

Thomas Lieb, CLSO, Technical Consultant
Along with graduate studies in optical physics and mathematics Thomas Lieb holds BS/BA in Business from the University of Redlands. Working initially in telecommunications, he was involved in the first application of optical communication systems for commercial use. In the early years in the laser industry, he worked to improve the optical design performance of several laser products used in the rugged construction industry. While at major laser companies, he held several senior management positions including; General Manager of a Business Unit; Manager - International Marketing; Manager of Quality and Reliability; and Regulatory Affairs Officer (at a medical-surgical laser company). Thomas Lieb has guided L*A*I since 1988 as President and continues as the company's principal consultant. Since joining L*A*I, Mr. Lieb has managed comprehensive R & D projects, guided integration of laser optical systems, developed management and laser safety training programs, and taught under-graduate engineering courses in Introduction to Laser Technology. In addition to overseeing the company’s compliance design and assembly/integration operations, Mr. Lieb is a board Certified Laser Safety Officer. and regularly consults for safety companies. As a Laser Safety Consultant, he provides both US and EC laser safety guidance, and often fills the role of consultant to Test Houses and Notified Bodies (UL, TUV Rheinland) for the laser portion of EC Mark certification.

Mr. Lieb is a participant in BALSO (Bay Area Laser Safety Officers) and member of the ANSI Z136 Accredited Standards Committee. Selected as Chairman of the Z 136 Sub-committee on Lasers in Manufacturing, Mr. Lieb is also a delegate to AWS C7C; ANSI B11.21; ISO TC 172/SC 9; and IEC TC 76, as well as having been project leader and the principle non-European author of ISO's Safety Standard for Machines Using Lasers in Material Processing (ISO/IEC 11553-1, -2, -3), and has contributed to the subcommittees for Benchmarks on both laser cutting & laser welding. He is currently Chair of IEC/TC 76 WG 10, Secretary of IEC/TC 76 WG 7, Secretary to ISO/TC 172/SC 9 WG 5, and the Technical Committee Liaison for IEC/TC 76. Mr. Lieb has authored a variety of technical papers and articles on industrial lasers, and lasers for use in the EC, including contribution to the textbook Laser Materials Processing, Migliore, et al, 1996 and to the trade publications "Photonics Spectra" and "The Fabricator.", and participated in the compilation of LIA’s guidebook for Best LSO Practices. Mr. Lieb was recently elected to the Laser Institute of America's Board of Directors for the 2010-2012 term, and is also participating on the Board of Laser Safety.
Gregory Makhov, Consultant
Greg Makhov is a lecturer in the RLI Lasers in Art and Entertainment and Lasers in Airspace courses. He has been involved with lasers for the entertainment world since 1977. He is currently Director of Laser Products at Lighting Systems Design, Inc.. Greg has many years of experience with entertainment laser installations at the Disney EPCOT Center in Orlando and other locations. His presentations provide a unique mix of his in-depth understanding of theory and practical "hands-on" experience.
Wesley J. Marshall, CLSO, Course Lecturer and Consultant

Mr. Marshall is an internationally recognized expert in Laser Safety. Before he retired from the US Army after 37 years of service, he was in charge of the US Army Laser Safety Program. He chaired the ANSI Z136 SSC-6 during the production of the first and subsequent edition of the ANSI Z136.6 Standard for Safe Use of Lasers Outdoors. He also chaired the SAE G-10T Laser Safety Hazards Subcommittee and was instrumental in the publication of AS 6029A, containing FAA acceptable criteria for safe operation of lasers in airspace. He currently chairs the ANSI Z136 TC-7, which maintains the example calculations sections in the series of ANSI Z136 standards.

Mr. Marshall has taught laser safety classes for organizations such as the US Army, NATO, NIST, and OSHA. He has also provided briefings and lectures on Laser Safety at the International Laser Safety Conference, the DOE Laser Safety Officer Workshop, and other international meetings and conferences.

Mr. Marshall is a fellow of LIA, and recipient of the 2017 Wilkening Award. He has published over 50 peer reviewed articles on laser hazard calculation methods in Journals such as Applied Optics, the Health Physics Journal, the American Industrial Hygiene Journal, and the Journal of Laser Applications.

Mr. Marshall holds a MS in physics, and a BS in physics and mathematics from Eastern Illinois University and is a certified laser safety officer.

Barbara V. O’Kane, CIH, CSP, CLSO, Consultant, Consultant

Barb O’Kane began her laser safety career 25 years ago while working as an industrial hygienist/safety professional for Colorado manufacturing companies. Her work experience has included manufacturing, construction, and R&D at National Laboratories and Universities. She specializes in hazard identification and control, safety program development, program implementation and continuous improvement. Throughout her career she has focused on educating workers about hazards in the workplace and helping employers effectively mitigate risk.

Barb is a Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety Professional and Certified Laser Safety Officer. She has a B.S. in Botany and an M.S. in Environmental Health – Industrial Hygiene from Colorado State University.

Patricia A. Owens, RN, BSN, MHA, CMLSO, CNOR, Course Lecturer

Patti Owens provides consultation services in the areas of aesthetic and medical safety programs along with in-office management services. She has been the Nursing/Allied Health Chairperson of ASLMS and in 1999 and 2014 received the Nurse Excellence Award. She served a three year term as the ASLMS Nursing-Allied Health Representative to the board and is presently the Laser Safety representative for 2013-2016.

Patti is a national consultant for a variety of laser companies and professional organizations including appointment as the principal medical and aesthetic instructor for Rockwell Laser Industries. Patti also has been an active member of the Laser Institute of America (LIA) and presently is involved with the Board of Laser Safety redesigning the LSO national certification examination. Patti is an active member on the ANSI Z136.3 committee where she has been appointed as the acting secretary. She also serves as a member of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) TC 76 WG4 and ISO/WG12 committee.

Patti Owens is presently working with a plastic surgeon as an aesthetic nurse and surgical consultant in Rancho Mirage, CA. Patti’s previous employer for 11 years was a dermatologist in Olympia, WA. Patti’s experience also includes 13 years’ experience as a Laser Manager at a major hospital in in Olympia, WA. Her responsibilities included program development, education and supervision of 13 laser systems, implementation of the laser perioperative role, development of a multi-system laser in-house and mobile program, and enforcement of safety policies as the facility’s acting Laser Safety Officer.

Patti received her BSN from the University of Colorado in 1976 and graduated with her Master’s degree in Health Administration from Chapman University in 1996. Patti Owens is well published in numerous clinical journals. Her co-authored book with Pamela Hill, Milady’s Aesthetician Series, Laser and Light Therapy, was published in 2009 by Cengage Learning.

Jay Parkinson, Consultant
Jay Parkinson is an internationally recognized laser safety specialist with over 19 years of experience working in laser safety.

Jay has a wealth of practical knowledge concerning the application of laser safety to manufacturers and users in the areas of entertainment, consumer and commercial goods, industry, medicine, education, and telecommunications. He has extensive experience performing facility audits in industrial and research settings, designing custom laser safety programs, and teaching in laser safety training courses. His specializes in assisting manufacturers with compliance of national and international laser product safety performance requirements.

Jay is a Certified Laser Safety Officer with a B.S. in Physics from the University of Washington. He serves on the IEC technical committee (TC 76) that is responsible for the international IEC 60825 series of standards. Jay also participates on a variety of ANSI Z136 committees and is chairman of the Z-136.10 Committee which is drafting the new standard for the safe use of lasers and laser systems in entertainment, display and exhibitions. He has also been a member of the Laser Safety Hazards subcommittee of the G-10 Aerospace Behavioral Engineering Technology Committee.

Jay has served as VP of Operations and as Laser Safety Officer for a laser display and special effects company that was considered the world leader in their field. After leaving the special effects and display industry he has worked as the primary standards consultant for Rockwell Laser Industries (RLI).
Leslie J. Pollard, BSMT LEOT CMLSO, Course Lecturer and Consultant

Ms. Pollard has a BS degree in Medical Technology, ASCP certified as well as a degree in Laser Electro Optics Technology. she is also a board-certified Medical Laser Safety Officer.

She has over 30 years of experience in surgical operating rooms and clinics, specializing in medical and surgical laser devices and delivery systems involving a wide variety of laser applications and technologies. Her experience includes active medical/ surgical laser program development and management as well as specializing in medical/ surgical laser education and training.

She has also served as an advisor for the ANSI Z136.3 federal laser safety guideline committee, as well as serving as guest speaker and program chair for the International Laser Safety Conference Medical PAS (ILSC).

Mike Regan, Consultant

Mike Regan has an MSc in Physics from the University of Liverpool, UK, and has been actively involved in the national and international laser safety standards sector since 2001.

Mike has in-depth knowledge of laser safety and is a Certificated Laser Protection Adviser in both the general/industrial and the medical/aesthetic sectors. He is an independent laser safety consultant, and currently the Director of the UK-based company Laser Safety Advisory Ltd. He was previously with Lucid for five years, and before that, spent three years with Lasermet. Prior to 2003 he had a senior role advising Marconi in-house on fibre optics laser safety issues, and leading Marconi’s corporate/global laser safety policy definition process.

Mike has worked in, and contributed to, a wide variety of applications concerning laser safety. He is currently Convenor to IEC TC76 Working Group 5: Safety of Fibre and Free Space Optical Communication Systems, and is an active member of IEC TC76 JWG12 - Eye and Face Protection Against Laser Radiation, for which he received the IEC 1906 Award in 2019.

Mike is a contributor to the recently published IEC / ISO 19818-1 laser eyewear standard, as the main author of the eyewear marking syntax section. Prior to that he was active in the BSI PH2/3 laser eyewear committee, in respect of EN 207 and EN 208, which has been incorporated into BSI EPL76. Mike was also Chair of the BSI CH403 Committee: Aesthetic Surgery and Aesthetic Non-Surgical Medical Services, and in 2015, received a BSI Leadership Award for his efforts.

Benjamin A. Rockwell, Ph.D., Consultant
Benjamin Rockwell serves as a consulting scientist and lecturer for RLI. He graduated in 1986 with a B.S. in Physics from Central Missouri State University and was awarded his Ph.D. in 1991 from the University of Missouri at Columbia. He joined the Optical Radiation Division of the Air Force Armstrong Laboratory, Brooks Air Force Base where he has conducted research specializing in the bioeffects of ultrashort laser pulse interactions. Ben is currently serving on the executive committee of the ANSI Z136 committee.
Trevor A Wheatley, PhD, BE (Hons), SMIEEE, CLSO, Course Lecturer and Consultant

Dr Trevor Wheatley is a researcher and the Chief LSO at UNSW, has an Electrical Engineering PhD in quantum optics focusing on quantum optical metrology and control for applications in quantum systems.

In 2016 received the prestigious IEC 1906 award for his contributions to international laser safety standardisation since 2007.

He is the Head of the Australian delegation on IEC TC 76, the body which writes and maintains International laser safety Standards. He is also the Chairman of the Standards Australia SF-019 Committee on laser safety which publishes the AS/NZS laser safety standards.

Dr Wheatley has developed and taught Australia’s premier laser safety training course for more than 12 years. He teaches and consults in laser safety in both Australia and Internationally. Dr Wheatley is a life member of the LIA, is on the International advisory board for the International Laser Safety Conference and is a BLS certified laser safety officer. He is the UNSW Canberra representative on the ANSI Z136 Accredited Standards Committee and is a member of several Z136 standards subcommittees and technical subcommittees.

Mary F. Zimmerman, Standards Consultant, Test Engineer, and Lecturer

Mary F. Zimmerman received her B.S. in electrical engineering in 1997 from Johns Hopkins University and her M.S. in electrical engineering in 1999 from the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.

While attending the University of Maryland, Mary worked as an electro-optics research assistant jointly for the University of Maryland and the Army Research Laboratory. In 2000, Mary accepted a position at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Virginia as a System Safety Engineer. She began working for the Laser Safety Program in 2001 as a Laser Safety Specialist. Her duties included performing laser safety evaluations for laser systems to be fielded for the Navy and Marine Corps and presenting her finding and recommendations to the Navy Laser Safety Review Board. She has worked with the Marine Corps as a subject matter expert for laser designator and rangefinder source selections and was tasked by MARCORSYSCOM Armor and Fire Support Systems to perform a rapid response System Tradeoff Study in support of the Joint Effects Targeting System. In 2006, Mary began working for the Directed Energy Technology Office on high energy lasers (HEL). Part of her responsibilities included addressing the unique safety issues presented by outdoor HEL testing and was an integral part of the first outdoor HEL test performed on NSWCDD. She worked on designing and establishing requirements for the laser housing and backstop, worked with range control, the safety and environmental office, and public works to facilitate the testing and prepared the range documentation and procedures for the testing while serving as the group’s laser safety specialist, providing required safety training and keeping the group abreast of safety requirements. During the testing, her duties would range from Test Setup Engineer to Test Director.

Mary has presented at the International Laser Safety Conference and Lasers on the Modern Battlefield Conference. She has served as a member of the Navy Laser Safety Review Board. She served as the Secretary of the Technical Subcommittee (TSC1) on Laser Bioeffects and Medical Surveillance of the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI), Accredited Standards Committee Z136 (ASC Z136). She has been a contributing member of the ANSI Z136.1 Subcommittee responsible for the Standard for Safe Use of Lasers and the Z136.4 Subcommittee responsible for the Recommended Practice for Laser Safety Measurements for Hazard Evaluation and Classification. Mary has worked on the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Technical Committee 76 in several Working Groups. This committee works on international standards for the safe use of laser products.

Sheldon A. Zimmerman, Course Lecturer and Consultant
Mr. Zimmerman is an internationally recognized expert in Laser Safety currently managing the Laser System Safety Technical Direction Agent Program at a Navy laboratory. He is convener of the IEC TC 76 Working Group 3 on Laser Radiation Measurements and the chairman ANSI Z136.4 Subcommittee for the American National Standard Recommended Practice for Laser Safety Measurements, Hazard Evaluation, and Instrumentation.

Mr. Zimmerman has worked on the NATO STANAG 3606 committee for range laser safety and with the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) G-10T Subcommittee on Laser Safety to help develop the Federal Aviation Administration Order 7400.2D, which provides guidance on laser exposure levels near airports.

Mr. Zimmerman is a Fellow of LIA, a member of the LIA Board of Directors, and has been published in the Journal of Laser Applications and Proceedings of International Laser Safety Conferences. A graduate of the University of Wyoming, Mr. Zimmerman also holds certifications such as CLSO, Navy Laser Safety Specialist, and Navy Range Laser Safety Specialist.
Tony Zmorenski, ASP, CSP, Course Lecturer and Consultant
Tony Zmorenski is recognized by his peers as having significant experience in the safety of lasers field as applied to the entertainment and out-of-doors environments. He currently serves as the Principal Safety Professional and Laser Safety Officer for one of the world's finest theme parks in Orlando, Florida. Tony contributes his expertise by serving on the ANSI Z136 ASC, Control Measures Subcommittee of ANSI Z.136.1 Committee "For the Safe Use of Lasers" and also serves on the ANSI Z.136.6 "For the Safe Use of Lasers Out-of-Doors" Committee. He is a Certified Safety Professional, Professional Member of the American Society of Safety Engineers and a Member of the National Fire Protection Association.

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