Since 1976 the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (MOD) has used quantitative risk assessment (QRA) as a tool to manage the risks involved with airborne laser rangefinders and target designators.
It has done this against the background of the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and the regulations made under this act.
These apply equally to MOD and civilian employers.
More recently there has been legislation requiring that all risks should be assessed.
The MOD's use of QRA in laser safety is cited as an example of a useful tool, the use of which should not be precluded by further legislation.
Mots-clés Pascal : 4255, Laser, Sécurité, Risque accidentel, Télémètre, Cible, Matériel militaire, Norme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Laser, Safety, Hazard, Range finder, Target, Military equipment, Standards
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0259886
Code Inist : 002B30B03. Création : 01/03/1996.