BLS Illumination Award

Conceived in 2017, this award recognizes an employer, i.e., institution, company or organization that meets the following criteria:

  • Directly employs a certified laser safety officer, and
  • Has provided encouragement and support for employee participation within the laser safety
    community and/or has made outstanding contributions to the field of laser safety.

Any CLSO/CMLSO employer is eligible, including private businesses, nonprofit organizations, health
care facilities/systems, governmental, or educational entities that meet the criteria.  Nominator and/or supporters do not have to be employees of the proposed award recipient.


To nominate your employer, please visit the Forms page.


Award Recipients

2017 – Mount Sinai Health System Press Release
2019 – Agiliti Press Release
2019 – Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


Due to health concerns, the spring CLSO/CMLSO exam is being cancelled and the 2020 DOE workshop has been postponed. The fall exam will be held be held prior to the 2020 DOE workshop on August 17th, 2020. Our office team is working remotely and ready to assist you during our regular business hours!

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