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Eye Safety

UV light exposure limit values for personal exposure to broadband sources Part of the body potentially at risk from over exposure to UV light Potential adverse health effects of over exposure to UV light
UV light in the spectral region 180 nm – 400 nm (UV-A, UV-B and UV-C)
Maximum permissible effective radiant exposure (Heff max), within an 8 hour period per day for the unprotected skin and eye: 30 J/m2 eff
Eye – cornea, conjunctiva, lens
Skin
Photokeratitis
Photoconjunctivitis
Cataractogenesis
Erythema
Elastosis
Skin cancer
UV light in the spectral region 315 nm – 400 nm (UV-A)
Maximum permissible radiant exposure (HUV-A max), within an 8 hour period per day for the unprotected eye: 10,000 J/m2
Eye – lens Cataractogenesis

Laser Hazards and Safety as described by the US Department of Labor

Guidance on the Control of Artificial Optical Radiation as published by the Health and Safety Executive (UK government agency)