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Light Brigade Launches Online Fiber Optic Safety Training Course

Kent, WA – March 3, 2020 – Light Brigade, the industry leader in fiber optic training launched a new online safety course "More Than Just Lasers – A Guide to Practical Fiber Optic Safety".

The course examines fiber-specific safety concerns like working with sharp glass fibers, harsh chemicals in cleaners, adhesives, and the tools used for preparing cables. Students will learn best practices for working at job sites that often include heavy equipment, power tools, high voltage, or fast-moving traffic.

The cost-effective online format delivers a training platform that is a turn-key solution for organizations to create a safety-first culture. Students simply log in from anywhere and learn how to identify and respond to safety issues unique to fiber optics. Everyone working in fiber optics from field techs to lab staff will benefit from this essential course. The course also provides an ideal foundation for starting or enhancing required safety programs.

"After years of teaching safety best practices in our instructor-led classes, we have put together a comprehensive and extremely useful online course to help keep everyone in the fiber optic space safe at work," said Lee Kellett, General Manager. "This is the perfect addition to any corporate training program - designed by the experts in fiber optic training."


Founded in 1987, Light Brigade has trained over 60,000 technicians, installers, engineers, designers, and other support staff worldwide in a variety of industries. Light Brigade's instructor-led, online, and custom classes focus on fiber optic installation, testing, and troubleshooting as well as engineering design courses. Courses include specialty applications like FTTx, utilities, wireless backbone, industrial, and customized courses.

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