NewAje is a member of ILDA and so that ILDA Members and laserists know, ILDA has been heavily involved in this issue of laser pointer safety. ILDA has submitted their version of a proposed U.S. law to CDRH. They will shortly be asking the CDRH to require labels on laser pointers, to specifically warn against aiming at aircraft. They have given presentations at international laser safety meetings. And the ILDA-sponsored website www.LaserPointerSafety.com is the world’s #1 resource for information, news, links and solutions to this growing problem.
Although ILDA does not deal with laser pointers per se, they do this because 1) They are concerned about negative publicity if there is a serious laser-aircraft incident, and 2) it is a public service to try to find a reasonable solution that keeps laser pointers safe and legal.Read More