Fiber-optic safety DVD

April 1, 2012
Video from The Light Brigade covers safety practices during installation, confined spaces, testing, inspection and more.

The Light Brigade, the training division of AFL, recently released a DVD titled "Fiber Optic Safety." The Light Brigade describes the DVD as "a training tool to enhance the fiber-optic safety program of anyone who works with optical fibers or lasers, or who installs or operates fiber-optic communications systems."

The DVD has 10 chapters, including a chapter on each of the following topics (among others).

  • Optical fiber handling and safety
  • Fiber and laser testing and inspection equipment types and applications
  • Safety practices during installation and restoration
  • Potential safety problems, their causes and potential solutions
  • Safety in confined spaces

The DVD also includes a quiz with a matching instructor version, written in Microsoft Word to allow for customization.

BICSI recognizes the Fiber Optic Safety DVD for one credit toward each of the following professional designations: RCDD, RITP, Installer 2 Copper/Fiber, Technician, Certified Trainer.

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