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Welcome to Z136.ORG

Z136.ORG is the administrative website of the American National Standards Institute Accredited Standards Committee (ASC Z136) and related subcommittees. The ANSI Z136 Standards are the United States National Consensus Standards for laser safety. This site provides a means for organizing events, documents, and other information related to the establishment of the ANSI Z136 series standards. If you are visiting this site in hope of participating in the development of the Z136 Standards, please apply for subcommittee membership by clicking the link at the top of the page.

SSC-1 and SSC-4 Meeting Announcement
Announcement There will be a meeting of the SSC-1 and SSC-4 the week of 14 September 2015. Travel days will be Monday 14 September and Friday 18 September, meeting days will be Tuesday 15 September thru Thursday 17 September. The meeting will be held in San Antonio, TX. The venue is at the Engility (formerly TASC) facilities where the 2014 annual meeting was held (4241 Woodcock Dr., Suite B‐100, San Antonio, TX 78228). These will be working meetings for there have been reports that some committee members are having trouble finding time to complete their taskings other than in a dedicated meeting environment. This invitation will be extended to TSC-1 and SSC-7 as well. Further details, directions and agendas will follow. Please contact the respective subcommittee chairs for more details.
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(UPDATED) ASC Z136 Annual Meeting in Conjunction with ILSC (2015)
Accredited Standards Committee (UPDATED 19 FEB 2015) The annual meeting of Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) Z136 will be held on Sunday, March 22, 2015, the day before the start of the International Laser Safety Conference (ILSC) in Albuquerque, NM. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9:00am local time; the meeting agenda will be available in late January.

Members of Z136.ORG can download additional information, including a schedule of ancillary subcommittee meetings HERE.

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Results of Default Recirculation Ballot for the Z136.6 (CDV2)
Accredited Standards Committee The default recirculation ballot to approve resolutions made to the Z136.6 Safe Use of Lasers Outdoors closed January 9, 2015; the deadline for comments for the second public review of this same document is February 16, 2015.

As you know, if a member of the balloting group does not plan to change his/her vote on a default recirculation ballot, it is not necessary to return the ballot. In this case, the vote will be counted as in the original ballot. This applies to both affirmative and negative votes.

Of the responses received −

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Results of CDV1 Ballot for Z136.6 – Document Approved
Accredited Standards Committee The ballot to approve the CDV1 for the Z136.6 Safe Use of Lasers Outdoors closed Friday, March 14, 2014; the public review of this same document will close April 7, 2014.

Of 30 eligible votes, 29 responses were received (97%) within the published balloting period, which makes this a valid ballot in accordance with Z136 Procedures, Clause 7.9 (a), “Three quarters (75%) of the ballots shall be returned (including abstentions) from those in the Balloting Group in order for the ballot to be valid.”

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Results of ASC Z136 Pre-confirmations Ballot, held February 2014
Accredited Standards Committee The details of the officers and chairs pre-confirmation and membership ballot conducted prior to the annual ASC Z136 meeting in February have been posted in the ASC Z136 area of the Z136.ORG website. The direct link to the document is:

http://www.z136.org/securedoc.php?&docid=920

(Note that you must be logged in to the site to access.)

A summary of the balloting was included at the annual meeting; the breakdown of each balloted item is included here and will be posted to the Z136.org website.

In accordance with ASC Z136 Procedures, all items balloted were actions requiring approval by a majority of the votes (see 7.8.1). As you can see from these details, approximately 2/3 of the committee returned a ballot, and approval percentages ranged from 96% to 100%.

If you have any questions concerning these balloting results please do not hesitate to contact me.

Thank you and best regards,
Barbara

Barbara Sams
Director of Standards Development
13501 Ingenuity Drive, Suite 128
Orlando, FL 32826

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· Results of Summer 2013 ASC Z136 Membership Ballot (0)


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Wednesday, May 29

· Standard for Safe Use of Lasers in Manufacturing Environments Approved (0)


Wednesday, May 15

· ASC Z136 Procedures Updated and Approved (0)


Friday, April 12

· Now Available -- Z136.2 Safe Use of Optical Fiber Communication Systems ... (0)


Thursday, April 11

· Opportunity for Technical Committee Members to NFPA (0)


Thursday, January 24

· Ancillary Meeting Schedule for ILSC (0)


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· Kickoff Meeting of SSC-4 (0)


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·  Results of CDV1 Ballot for Z136.1 – Document Approved (0)


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