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Meet our Laser Protection Advisor
What our clients say
Rob Knowles holds a BSc (hons) in Biomedical Engineering and is a member of the ALSP (Association of Laser Safety Professionals) with LPA certification in Medical and Aesthetic Laser and Intense Light application. Rob is also a member and sponsor of the BMLA (British Medical Laser Association).
Rob currently provides LPA support and laser safety training to establishments across the UK offering laser or IPL treatments. His clients include private salons and clinics, as well as colleges offering laser training courses.
Rob has provided invaluable support to us as a new business developing the delivery of IPL & Laser services within a Further Education Institution. Correspondence, delivery and communication has been efficient and fluid all the way through the process with excellent training of services and opportunities given to staff. The support is ongoing and service provided has been excellent.
Head of Dept. Cardiff & Vale College
Rob is a highly personable and knowledgeable LPA, who will go out of his way to help you achieve regulatory compliance. He delivers a first-class service, which I would certainly recommend to others.
UK Sales Manager, PowerMedic Lasers
Our LPA Services
Certificate of LPA support.
& Local Rules.
Core of Knowledge Training.
Payment plan with 0% interest.
The Role of the Laser Protection Advisor
Core of Knowledge Laser Safety Training
All clinics and salons operating a LASER or IPL device are required to employ the services of a Certificated Laser Protection Advisor (LPA). This is a requirement of Local Authorities for the non-healthcare sector, and the CQC for businesses employing medical professional in the healthcare sector.
Our certificated Laser Protection Advisor provides support to businesses across the UK, delivering expert advice on all relevant matters of laser safety. By working closely with our clients, we are able to ensure they have the knowledge, suitable protocols, and support to operate their laser or IPL device safely.
After an initial on-site inspection and risk assessment, our LPA will work with you to produce a suitable Local Rules document to work by and ensure your laser business meets all the relevant standards and regulations, with on-going support.
We also have an associated Expert Medical Practitioner (EMP) who we can recommend if these services are also required by your Local Authority.
Please call, email, or complete our online enquiry form, if you would like to learn more about our LPA support and training services.
The 'Core of Knowledge' laser safety course is the national minimum requirement for operating a high power laser or IPL (intense pulsed light) system. The course covers the fundamentals of laser and light technology, their interaction with biological tissue, how to use them safely, and the relevant standards and regulations governing their use.
As is now required by local authorities, our Core of Knowledge training is delivered directly by our certificated LPA, who will come to you for your convenience. The course is available in addition to our LPA support package, or on its own.
Our Core of Knowledge course has been developed by our Laser Protection Advisor in compliance with BMLA guidelines and the MHRA syllabus for laser and IPL safety.
LPA Rob Knowles in the Aesthetics Journal
Thursday 4th January 2018
Our LPA Rob Knowles as been published in the Aesthetics Journal with his article 'The Role of an LPA', which explains why you may need an LPA. To read the article
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Introducing new payment plan for 2018
Thursday 28th December 2017
New for 2018 - We appreciate the importance of cash flow in any business, so we are introducing a new payment plan that will enable our clients to pay in instalments with 0% interest.
On-site inspection visits are now mandatory
Wednesday 27th September 2017
As part of their licensing conditions, local authorities now require that LPA's perform and provide evidence of an on-site inspection. This requirement is also outlined in the BMLA essential standards.
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