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. This award is given 'as warranted', and is presented at the International Laser Safety Conference (ILSC).

Award Recipients

2019 - Agiliti

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2019 - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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2017 - Mount Sinai Health System

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To nominate your employer, click here.