Message from Director Volume 9 Issue 3

In our never-ending effort to ensure the best and most efficient testing methods for certifying laser safety officers, the Board of Laser Safety proudly announces a new partnership with third-party testing service Comira.

Comira is a full-service testing company for occupational licensure, certification, assessment and educational testing programs. It provides expertise throughout the testing lifecycle, including test development, computer-based testing, and result management.

The testing company prides itself on an adaptive, innovative, responsive programming experience that affords the flexibility to deliver customizable solutions that will allow BLS to achieve its goals. “We are here to serve you and your members by providing unparalleled customer experience — from our psychometric team to the call center agents and our professionally licensed test center network,” Comira said in a statement about the new partnership.

Psychometrics – Comira’s in-house teams of PhD psychometricians will work closely with the CLSO and CMLSO Review Boards to update and develop job-related examination programs that adhere to the highest technical standards. “We are committed to developing open and communicative working relationships with BLS and subject matter experts,” the company said.

Test Center Network – With a testing network of approximately 500 sites throughout the United States, Comira collaborates with professional testing sites as well as academic testing sites, including NCTA-accredited universities. Comira has flexible scheduling for year-round testing. Their in-house call center will help BLS candidates register for testing locations and times that work for them.

Comira’s ownership team has over 20 years’ experience in the testing industry operating a secure, corporate-controlled data center for BLS’ peace of mind. Comira provides various services to myriad industry partners such as the Federal Aviation Administration, the Federal Communications Commission, the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners, the American Society of Pain Educators, American Veterinary Dental College, Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians, American Registry of MRI Specialists and the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

Barbara Sams
Executive Director
Board of Laser Safety

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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