Documents

Documents required before the visit

Radiation Worker Application Form For All Users
Radiation Termination Form (If applicable)

All SPring-8/SACLA users are required to be registered as radiation workers at RIKEN Harima Campus on a fiscal year basis (from April 1 to March 31 of the following year). Please note that you are not permitted to carry out experiments at SPring-8/SACLA unless registered as a SPring-8/SACLA radiation worker.

To complete your registration, you must submit this Radiation Worker Application Form by posting at least 10 days before your visit and if there is no flaw information in your application, you will attend RIKEN Harima Radiation Safety Training (required by the Japanese law) upon arrival at SPring-8/SACLA. Then after that you will be finally registered as the radiation worker.

Once registered, submission of this form is not required for return visits within the same fiscal year. If your affiliation is changed during the fiscal year, you are required to terminate the registration and re-register; please submit a “Registration Termination Form” and a new Radiation Worker Application Form without delay.

[How to apply for the form]
Go to the following Website (Registration of Radiation Worker), complete the form with all the necessary information and appropriate signatures and submit it to “SPring-8/SACLA Users Office” by postal service ( Not accept PDF copy of the form. ) at least 10 days before your visit to SPring-8/SACLA.

Registration of Radiation Worker* : https://harimariken01.spring8.or.jp/english/workers_reg_select.php
* Select “Visitors or others not affiliated with RIKEN”.

Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

[!! IMPORTANT NOTE !!]
Radiation Worker Application Form must be submitted by 10 days prior to your visit. If it is not in time for the deadline, you are not allowed to take safety training on the expected date. Before you send out your Radiation Worker Application Form, please be sure to check the following points carefully.

  • 3 supervisor’s signatures (one on upper right and two on bottom)
  • The signatures must be handwriting(autograph) after PDF file is “printed out”.
    Electric signature is not acceptable.
    Application Form sample : http://sacla.xfel.jp/wp-content/uploads/RW_sample_e.pdf
  • Submit the original form with the signatures. We will not accept a scan or photocopy.
  • If your home organization is in Japan, please place the seal on three columns of 印/職印. Signature is Not acceptable.

Signature of Radiation Protection Supervisor
Obtain the signature of your radiation protection supervisor*, who is responsible for managing and ensuring records of your radiation dose history, radiation safety training sessions and medical examinations for radiation workers, and check the appropriate box.
*A radiation protection supervisor must have a suitable qualification and be designated by your home organization.

Contact
◇ Submission & Questions
SPring-8/SACLA Users Office, JASRI
Address : 1-1-1 Kouto, Sayo-cho, Sayo-gun, Hyogo 679-5198 JAPAN
email : uoffice@spring8.or.jp

◇ Questions regarding Information Required on Radiation Worker Application Form
Front desk of the radiation control office at the Safety Center.
email: radiationsafety@spring8.or.jp

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List of Carry-In Items (Online): Form 8 [Project Leader]

When you need to bring in large experimental instruments for your experiments at SPring-8/SACLA, please log in to My Page and submit online a “List of Carry-In Items” (Form 8) at least 10 days before the items’ arrival at SPring-8/SACLA. Note that users are not permitted to bring in any dangerous or regulated items that may pose potential safety hazards.

Note: Before submitting the “List of Carry-In Items”, you must submit an “Application Form for SPring-8/SACLA Facilities” (Form 10). Please notify the SPring-8/SACLA Users Office of any changes via e-mail if you need to modify any details after submitting your “List of Carry-In Items”.

Door-to-door delivery

When you send your instruments to SPring-8/SACLA via delivery service, please arrange to receive these items yourself. Alternatively, if you are unable to receive them personally, you may send them in care of the SPring-8/SACLA Users Office of JASRI. In this case, please write your name and the Proposal Number on the mailing label as follows.

Attn.: Name (of the user receiving the package), Proposal Number,
         c/o SPring-8/SACLA Users Office, JASRI
To : 1-1-1 Kouto,Sayo-cho, Sayo-Gun Hyogo
      679-5198 JAPAN
TEL : +81-(0)791-58-0961

< Notes (applicable to both domestic and overseas deliveries) >

  1. JASRI cannot be held liable for any delivery problems. Users are responsible for all costs associated with delivery.
  2. Items can only be delivered during office hours (weekdays, 9:00-17:00) in care of the SPring-8/SACLA Users Office.
  3. JASRI cannot be held liable for any lost or damaged packages/parcels. Please note that there are no special preservation equipments (e.g., cool storage) in SPring-8/SACLA Users Office.
  4. On the mailing label, please provide the receiver’s cell phone number where the receiver can be reached at all times.
  5. Do not send expensive, bulky or heavy items, or confidential documents to the SPring-8/SACLA Users Office. Such packages/parcels must be sent to and received by the receiver directly.

< Shipping items from/to overseas >

  1. Receiving items from overseas and shipping items overseas may require a customs clearance procedure. It is recommended that you consult the delivery company when you are sending or receiving internationally.
  2. If you plan to ship your items to overseas, you must make all arrangements by yourself including packing, attendance at picking-up and other arrangements with logistic companies. In addition, it is necessary to prepare an Invoice and a Packing List for the import/export.
  3. If you have any questions about the delivery of items, please contact the SACLA Users Office beforehand. Note in advance that your request may not be approved depending on the contents.

< Reference information for sending and receiving items from overseas: general information on the customs clearance procedure, etc. >
Have you completed the procedure associated with customs duty? e.g., ATA Carnet
Have you checked that items do not contravene the Washington Convention?
Are items prohibited from importation included?
Are items on which import restrictions are imposed included?

The Text of Safety in Chemical Experiments.

This text provide, in order to ensure the safety of research conducted at SPring-8/SACLA, health and safety knowledge and the rules for the facility users engaged in chemical experiments.
Manual for handling chemicals (second edition)

List of Samples, Reagents, etc. (Online) : Form 9 [Project Leader]

This “List of Samples, Reagents, etc.” is used to manage experimental samples during the period of their use. Please log in to My Page, and submit this form online at least 10 days before the samples are brought into SPring-8/SACLA. Please provide the name (define abbreviations and symbols), shape, quantity (SI unit), hazards, purpose of all the samples (incl. solvents and gases used for cleansing or storage), prevention of hazards and risk level. Please see the following link for details of Risk Assessments: http://sacla.xfel.jp/?p=10317&lang=en. Please check the box for “No Accompanying Samples or Reagents” if no samples are to be brought into SPring-8/SACLA. If any question arises regarding the safety of samples listed in the form, the SPring-8/SACLA Safety Office will contact and ask the project leader to provide necessary information. Please note that users who bring hazardous materials into SPring-8/SACLA must report to the Beamline Scientist upon arrival at SPring-8/SACLA and receive safety instructions, especially on the use of the chemical cabinet.

Important: The link to this form is not displayed until after the “Application Form for SPring-8/SACLA Facilities” (Form 10) has been submitted.

Application Form for SPring-8/SACLA Facilities (Online) : Form 10

[Project Leader]

Please log in to My Page and submit an “Application Form for SPring-8/SACLA Facilities” online at least 10 days prior to your arrival to make visit arrangements for the project leader and team members. On this form, please provide the expected receive/return dates of user card and dosimeter and the expected Guest House check-in/check-out dates. When the reservation is already made for another experiment or there is no need for reservation, check the box for “NO NEED FOR GUEST HOUSE RESERVATION.” For team members who are not coming to SPring-8/SACLA, check the box for “Off the list.”

Note: When two or more experiments are scheduled during the same period, submit this form for each experiment.

Important: The links to “List of Samples, Reagents, etc.” (Form 9) and “List of Carry-In Items” (Form 8) are not displayed until after “Application Form for SPring-8/SACLA Facilities” (Form 10) has been submitted. In case of any change in the online forms after submission, please notify the Users Office via email.

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Documents required after the experiments

Beamtime Report (Online): Form 12 [Project Leader]

Please report to JASRI the amount of beamtime actually used and the quantity of liquid He/He gas provided by JASRI for each visit with this form. Based on this report, the resulting user fee is determined. Please write your requests and suggestions for improvement, and advice to other users as well. As the general rule, these requests and feedbacks will be posted on the Beamtime Report Search.

Experiment Summary Report (Online) : Form 26 [Project Leader]

Project leaders must prepare an experiment summary report summarizing the analytical results obtained from a series of experiments performed at SPring-8/SACLA. Please log in to My Page and submit it online within 60 days after completion of experiment. Please provide the report title, first author, co-authors, body including purpose of the experiment and summary of the results (attach images), type of publication, journal title, and expected date of publication. If it is not clear when you publish your results, check the box for “Not Planned” and provide the reason and/or the tentative plan. Otherwise, the report may not be submitted.

For step-by-step instructions on how to submit the Experiment Summary Report (online), please click here.

Please note that for your your research to be considered non-proprietary, you are required to publish your results obtained through the use of SPring-8/SACLA in refereed journals (or equivalent) with proper acknowledgement and register the published works with the SPring-8/SACLA Publications Database within three years from the end of the research term.

Two weeks after the deadline for all experiment summary report submissions (60 days after the end of each research term + two weeks), submitted experiment summary reports will be incorporated into the experiment summary report database with search capabilities and made available on the UI site.

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Procedure for Biological Experiments

The Text of Safety in Biological Experiments.

This text provide, in order to ensure the safety of research conducted at SPring-8/SACLA, health and safety knowledge and the rules for the facility users engaged in biological experiments.
Manual for biological experiments (second edition)

◆ Animal Experiments

If you wish to bring live animals (mammals, birds and/or reptiles) into SPring-8/SACLA for your experiments, prior approval is required. Please contact any of the following supervisors in advance:

Animal Experiment Supervisor: Naoto YAGI

Animal Experiment Deputy Supervisor: Keiji UMETANI

Experimental Animal Facility Manager: Hiroyuki IWAMOTO

For details about procedures required for animal experiments or necessary steps to bring live animals into SPring-8/SACLA, please click here.

Animal Experiment Application Form: Form 17-5

[Chief Animal Experiment Researcher]

The chief animal experiment researcher (he or she does not have to be the same person as the project leader) must provide information about animals used for the experiment, experiment method and disposal method on an “Animal Experiment Application Form” and submit it to the Users Office within two weeks after the notification of proposal approval. When more than one experiment is conducted under the same proposal, a new set of application is not required for each experiment.

Application for Registration as an Animal Experiment Researcher and Letter of Declaration: Form 17-6 [Animal Experiment Researcher]

A user participating in the animal experiment needs to have completed registration as an animal experiment researcher, which requires education and training, medical check-up, and relevant documentation. Please make sure to submit an “Application for Registration as an Animal Experiment Researcher” well in advance.

Animal Experiment Report: Form 17-7

[Chief Animal Experiment Researcher]

Immediately after the experiment, the chief animal experiment researcher is required to provide the progress of experiment and when and how many times the experiment was conducted on an “Animal Experiment Report” and submit it to the Users Office.

Experiments Using Microorganisms

Biological Experiment Plan: Form 19-1 [Project Leader]

Prior approval is required for experiments using microorganisms: namely, bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, infectious nucleic acid, plasmids, etc., or materials that are contaminated with such microorganisms. If you wish to use microorganisms for your experiment, please send a “Biological Experiment Plan” to the Users Office by post after submitting the research proposal online. For more details about experiments using microorganisms, click here.

Genetic Modification Experiment

The following procedures are necessary before conducting genetic modification experiments that are stipulated in the Law Concerning the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of Living Modified Organisms (Act 97, 2003). The delivery of genetically modified organisms is also included.

Experiments that can be conducted at Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (hereinafter referred to as “JASRI”)
The ranges of experiments that can be conducted at JASRI are as follows.              Available
Type 1 Use etc.
Type 2 Use etc. Genetic modification experiment Experiment using microorganisms P1 P2 P3
Large-scale culture experiment LSC LS1 LS2
Animal experiment P1A P2A P3A Special breeding section
Plant experiment P1P P2P P3P Specially screened greenhouse
Cell fusion experiment

 Application for the Approval of a Genetic Modification Experiment

 Procedure Required from Before the Start of the Experiment to the Completion of
the Experiment

 Registration of a Genetic Modification Experiment Worker

1. Application for the Approval of a Genetic Modification Experiment (For the Person in Charge of the Experiment)

It is necessary to get approval before conducting a genetic modification experiment at JASRI. The following procedures should be followed by the person in charge of the experiment 1)

1)
 The person in charge of the experiment must be a person who has at least one year experience of conducting genetic modification experiments, who will come to JASRI and actually participate in the experiment. As a general rule, students are not acceptable.

Procedure flow

〈 Documents to be submitted 〉

Submit Application for Approval of Genetic Recombination Experiment【Form 20-1】 .* If the document arrives after the deadline, you might not carry out your experiment.

* When planning an experiment, make sure that the experiment complies with the Law Concerning the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of Living Modified Organisms (Act 97, 2003) as well as the applicable laws and regulations.

〈 Review of safety 〉

Safety will be reviewed by the safety committee based on the submitted documents, taking the methods of handling as well as the aspect of the facility into account.
The person in charge of the experiment (a representative is acceptable) may be asked to attend the committee meeting to be interviewed regarding the content of the experiment.

〈 Notification of approval 〉

The decision of approval or non-approval will usually be sent in writing within 1 month of review by the genetic modification experiment safety committee. Approved proposal is valid for 3 years.

2. Registration of a Genetic Modification Experiment Worker (For the Person in Charge of the Experiment)

Those who will participate in a genetic modification experiment must be registered as genetic modification experiment workers. Register as soon as possible, since registration requires many items such as training, a health check, and confirmation of documents.

◆ Procedures for registration

Users (Radiation Workers) must submit Application for Genetic Recombination Experiment Worker and Letter of Pledge【Form 20-5-3】 to the SPring-8/SACLA Users Office.

*Since the applicant will be registered as a genetic modification experiment worker only after the completion of the training and confirmation of the submission of required documents, it is recommended to commence the process of registration early.

◆ Renewal procedure

Since the registration of a genetic modification experiment worker for a user expires at the end of the fiscal year, renew the registration at the end of the fiscal year if the genetic modification experiment will continue into the following year. The renewal procedure is the same as the procedure for the initial registration.

◆ Procedure for experiment worker termination

If someone wants to cancel the genetic modification experiment worker registration in the middle of the fiscal year, submit Notification of Genetically Modified Experiment Worker Termination【Form 20-6-3】 to the SPring-8/SACLA Users Office.

◆ Changes in the content of registration

When the organization (department etc.) of the experiment worker changes, terminate the registration and start a new registration process.

3. Procedures Required from Before the Start of the Experiment to the Completion of the Experiment (For the Person in Charge of the Experiment)

Before the start of the experiment

《Notification of the experiment worker and training for each experiment》

The person in charge of the experiment must appoint experiment workers* who will conduct the experiment, and have them participate in training before starting the experiment. When the training is completed, submit Form for notification/notification of change and report of training of a genetic modification experiment worker【Form 20-7】 to the SPring-8/SACLA Users Office at least 10 days before the start of the experiment.

* The person must have been registered as a genetic modification experiment worker.

《Carrying in and out of genetically modified organisms》

Carrying in

It is necessary to submit Genetically Modified Organisms Carry In/Out Notification Form【Form 20-2】 and receive confirmation from the Safety Office before delivering genetically modified organisms to JASRI.

Attach the “Information based on the Law Concerning the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of Living Modified Organisms*” . 
Submit the document at least 10 days before transfer to the SPring-8/SACLA Users Office. If the document was not submitted 10 days before the delivery, it may not be possible to carry such samples as genetically modified organisms into JASRI.

Carrying out

It is necessary to submit Genetically Modified Organisms Carry In/Out Notification Form【Form 20-2】 and receive confirmation from the Safety Office before carrying out genetically modified organisms from JASRI.

Attach the “Information based on the Law Concerning the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of Living Modified Organisms*” . Submit the document to Spring-8/SACLA Users Office at least 10 days before carry in/out.

* Make sure to obtain information from the organization from which the genetically modified organisms are delivered. Although the format is not specified, a document without adequate information will not be accepted. Refer to the “Information based on the Law Concerning the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of Living Modified Organisms” for details.

While approving of the proposal

《Progress report》

Annual submission of Genetic Modification Experiment (Progress / Completion) Report【Form 20-3】 is required during the course of the experiment. Confirm the timing of the submission with SPring-8/SACLA Users Office.

At the completion of the experiment

《Notification of completion》

When completing the experiment, submit Genetic Modification Experiment (Progress / Completion) Report【Form 20-3】 to the SPring-8/SACLA Users Office. If there is another plan for a new experiment and the storage of genetically modified organisms is necessary for future use, submit Notification of Storage of Genetically Modified Organisms【Form 20-4】 as well. When using the stored genetically modified organisms, a new application for the experiment is required.

Other procedures

《Addition of experimental materials (donor nucleic acid, vector, host, etc.)》

When adding experimental material concerning the experiment requiring containment measures, submit Application for Approval of Genetic Recombination Experiment【Form 20-1】 at the time of semiannual application for a user proposal.

《Changes in the place where the experiment will be conducted and genetically modified organisms will be stored》

Regarding the changes in the experiment requiring containment measures, submit Application for Approval of Genetic Recombination Experiment【Form 20-1】 at the time of semiannual application for user proposals.

《Addition, elimination, and changes of experiment workers*》

Submit Form for notification/notification of change and report of training of a genetic modification experiment worker【Form 20-7】 as soon as the change is confirmed.

* The person must have been registered as a genetic modification experiment worker

《Changing the person in charge of the experiment》

When changing the person in charge of the experiment, the experiment must be temporarily terminated. Submission of a new application as a new experiment is required.

(This rule is not applicable in case the person in charge of experiment is not able to perform the duty due to unavoidable circumstances such as travel, disease, or accident, and a previously appointed substitute will perform the duty.)

《Sign for the experiment》

The signs that are stipulated in the laws must be placed at the laboratory, near the entrance of the laboratory, and the storage space of genetically modified organisms. Contact the Safety Office if the signs are needed.

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Experiments Using Radioactive Materials

If you wish to bring into SPring-8/SACLA sealed radioactive materials with an activity not exceeding the maximum allowed by law, prior approval by the Safety Office Manager is required. Please submit all the necessary documents to the Users Office by the designated date.

Application and Approval Slip for Bring in Sealed Radioactive Materials: Form 21 [Project Leader]

If you wish to bring radioactive materials into SPring-8/SACLA, please send an “Application and Approval Slip for Bring In Sealed Radioactive Materials” to the Users Office by post at least two weeks before they are brought into SPring-8/SACLA. Please contact and consult with the Safety Office in advance seeking the approval of the Safety Office.

Experiments Using Human Material

Human materials refer to tissues, organs, cells, blood (whole blood and blood component) and other body fluids from living and dead bodies (excl. specimens and research materials that are commercially available).

To use such human materials at SPring-8/SACLA, prior approval is required. Please send the following forms to the Users Office by the designated date. If you think your samples may be infectious, please also send a “Biological Experiment Plan” (Form 19-1). For details about experiments using human materials, click here.

Agreement Concerning Research Using Human Materials: Form 23-1 [Project Leader]

Please certify that the project leader’s organization has approved the use of human materials for research at SPring-8/SACLA with an “Agreement Concerning Research Using Human Materials.”[Form 23-1]

Application Form for the Handling of Human Materials: Form 23-2 [Project Leader]

Please certify that the human materials have been obtained from the organization in charge of the management of human materials through appropriate procedures and the research use of the human materials has been approved by the organization by submitting an “Application Form for the Handling of Human Materials.”[Form 23-2] Please also appoint the manager responsible for handling human materials at SPring-8/SACLA. Please note that the submission of this form is required of each organization in charge of the management of human materials.

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Experiments Using High-Power Laser Systems

Procedures Required for the Use of Laser Systems

If you wish to use high-power laser systems (Laser) in order to carry out experiments at SACLA, please observe the following procedures.

1. To temporarily bring in the Laser to carry out experiments at SACLA,

– The project leader is required to submit a 【Form 24-1】High-Power Laser Use Authorization Application to the Users Office by post at least two weeks before the Laser is brought into the site. (Form 24-1 is required every time you bring in the laser.)

– All users* operating the Laser must receive safety training by the project leader.

2. To carry out experiments using the synchronized laser system (CPA or OPA) installed in SACLA,

– All users* operating the CPA or OPA are required to submit a 【Form 24-2-2】Laser User Registration Form (for Users of Laser Installed) to the Users Office by post at least 10 days before the use of the CPA or OPA or 10 days before visiting SACLA. (Once registered, submission of this form is not required for return visits within the same fiscal year.) Upon arrival at the Users Office, all users are also required to read, understand, agree to abide by the Guidelines for Users of Laser Systems and date and sign it there (not required for return visits within the same fiscal year) after receiving appropriate safety training by WEB.

– Even if you have submitted a Laser User Registration Form, laser user registration is not complete until you have received laser safety training.
All of the following three conditions must be met for you to be approved by and registered with JASRI as a laser user of brought in laser or the synchronized laser system (laser user registration):
a. Submit a Laser User Registration Form
b. Receive laser safety training by WEB
c. Sign the Guidelines for Users of Laser Systems

– Laser user registration is valid through the end of the fiscal year. Therefore, once registered, the above procedures are not necessary for the rest of the fiscal year.

* To use the synchronized laser system, all users (project leader and project team members) are required to submit a Laser User Registration Form (as a general rule). The form is not required of users who do not enter the experimental hutch (laser controlled area).

3. Important Notes

– If you wish to use both the brought in laser and the synchronized laser system, you need to follow all the procedures explained in 1. To temporarily bring in the Laser to carry out experiments at SACLA and 2. To carry out experiments using the synchronized laser system (CPA or OPA) installed in SACLA.

– Please note that a High-Power Laser Use Authorization Application (Form 24-1) is required each time you bring in the laser.

– If you transfer to a different institution within the fiscal year, you have to submit a Laser User Registration Form (for Users of Laser Installed) and the Guidelines for Users of Laser Systems again.

Category Procedure Deadline Project Leader Project Team Members
1. To temporarily bring in the Laser to carry out experiments at SACLA 24-1 High-Power Laser Use Authorization Application *1 2 weeks before the installation of laser systems
Laser safety training by project leader The project team member must receive safety training by the project leader.
2. To carry out experiments using the synchronized laser system (CPA or OPA) installed in SACLA 24-2-2 Laser User Registration Form (for Users of Laser Installed) 10 days before the first use/visit (each fiscal year) *2
Operation and laser safety training by JASRI *2
Guidelines for Users of Laser Systems Upon arrival at the Users Office *2

*1 Required every time you bring in the laser
*2 To use the synchronized laser system, all users (project leader and project team members) are required to submit a Laser User Registration Form (as a general rule). The form is not required of users who do not enter the experimental hutch (laser controlled area).

【Guidelines for Users of Laser Systems】

The guidelines for users who bring in and/or use high-power laser systems at SPring-8 or SACLA are as follows:

[Definition]

Laser is defined as laser systems of Class 4, Class 3 and Class 3R lasers specified by IEC 60825-1 standard.

[Laser Supervisor]

1. In order to manage the use of the Laser,

a. when SPring-8 or SACLA users temporarily bring in the Laser to carry out

experiments at SPring-8 or SACLA, the project leader shall be appointed as the

Laser Supervisor, and

b. when SPring-8 or SACLA users carry out experiments using the Laser installed

in SPring-8 or SACLA, users of the Laser shall follow the instructions of the

Facility Laser Supervisor.

 2. To bring in the Laser, the Laser Supervisor shall submit a Form 24-1 (Laser Use

Authorization Application)  to the Director of JASRI Safety Office

via SPring-8/SACLA Users Office.

To use the Laser installed in SPring-8 or SACLA, the users of the Laser shall

submit a Form 24-2-2 to the Director of JASRI Safety Office via SPring-8/SACLA

Users Office.

 3. The Laser Supervisor shall manage the Laser to be brought in to SPring-8 or SACLA,

safety device attached to the Laser and the protective gears.

 4. Users of the Laser shall receive laser safety training from the Facility Laser

Supervisor. The Laser Supervisor and users of the Laser shall confirm and

sign the Guidelines for Users of Laser Systems.

 5. In the case of laser hazards or possible laser hazards, the Laser Supervisor shall

report to the Director of JASRI Safety Office immediately.

[Required Safety Measures]

The Laser Supervisor shall make sure that the following safety measures are in place when submitting a Form 24-1.

(Class 3R)

1. A laser controlled area must be established and a warning sign must be posted

around the area.

2. The performance of the Laser to be used and the operating and safety instructions

must be posted at the entrance of where the Laser is installed.

3. Laser protective eyewear must be worn.

4. Locate the laser beam path well above or below the eye level of any sitting or

standing observers. A solid stray beam shield must be securely mounted to prevent

accidental exposure to the laser beam.

5. There must be a master key-switch on the laser control panel.

6. There must be a warning light to indicate that the laser is in operation or ready

for operation.

(Class 3B, Class 4)

In addition to the safety measures for Class 3R lasers,

1. There must be a “Panic Button” (switch or equivalent device) to quickly deactivate

the laser.

2. Lasers must be equipped with a beam shutter that covers the aperture.

3. Doors to the laser controlled area must be provided with safety interlocks.

4. Beam path must be terminated with a non-reflecting, fire-resistant backstop.

5. Please contact the Safety Office after the installation for the test of the interlock.

[Eye Examination]

The Laser Supervisor and users of the Laser shall receive a baseline eye examination (cornea, lens, and ocular fundus tests) before laser use and at least once a year thereafter.

Safety Office

Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI)

High Pressure Gas

High-Pressure Gas Container Carrying-in Prior Application: Form 25 [Project Leader]

If you wish to bring in high-pressure gas containers into the SACLA experimental facilities, please fill out and submit a “High-Pressure Gas Container Carrying-in Prior Application” 【Form 25】 to the Users Office by email or post at least 40 days before the containers are brought into the site.

Under the relevant regulations, the total amount of high-pressure gas stored in the SACLA experimental facilities must be less than 300m³. To help us comply with the regulations and manage the amount of high-pressure gas brought on-site, please keep the amount you bring to a bare minimum in small containers and for the minimum period possible.

For experiments spanning two or more beamtime runs, please make sure to submit an application for each run.

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