IHS is your source for LIA standards and publications.
The Laser Institute of America (LIA) is the professional society for
laser applications and safety. Their mission is to foster lasers, laser
applications, and laser safety worldwide. Serving the industrial, medical,
research and government communities for over 40 years, LIA offers technical
information and networking opportunities to laser users from around the
With the increased use of lasers in the workplace, more and more employees
are being assigned the responsibility of leading the laser safety effort at
their organizations. As you know, it is in the best interest of the
employees and the organization to follow the standards set forth in the
American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z136 series of laser safety
standards. LIA offers the most comprehensive selection of ANSI Laser Safety
Standards—providing guidelines for implementing a safe laser program in
industrial, medical, military and educational applications of lasers.