Membership in Organizations 

Related Professional/Technical Organizations and Societies

The following organizations are BLS-approved organizations that an LSO may be a member of to gain up to 1 certification maintenance point per year of membership for a maximum of 3 CM points per cycle:

  • Academy of Laser Dentistry - ALD
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association - AIHA
  • American Iron and Steel Institute - AISI
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery - ASLMS
  • American Society of Safety Engineers - ASSE
  • American Veterinary Medical Association - AVMA
  • American Welding Society - AWS
  • Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses- AORN
  • Health Physics Society - HPS
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - IEEE
  • International Imaging Industry Association - I3A
  • International Laser Display Association - ILDA
  • Laser Institute of America - LIA -¬†Special 3-year rate available to BLS CLSOs and CMLSOs!
  • Optical Society of America - OSA
  • The International Society for Optical Engineering - SPIE