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Title: Personal Protective Equipment Eye and Face Protection


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Personal Protective EquipmentEye and Face
Protection
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Common causes of eye injuries
  • Injurious gases, vapors, and liquids
  • Dusts, powders, fumes, mists
  • Flying objects or particles

1a
3
Common causes of eye injuries
  • Glare
  • Splashing metal
  • Thermal and radiation hazards

1b
4
Common causes of eye injuries
  • Lasers
  • Electrical hazards
  • Any combination of these

1c
5
Engineering controls
  • Plant equipment and machinery is a major source
    of eye injuries. To guard against this, use
  • Guards
  • Screens
  • Shields

2a
6
Eye and face protection
  • Joint effort between worker and company
  • Safety glasses
  • Polycarbonate lenses
  • Tinted lenses
  • Safety frames
  • Side shields

3a
7
Eye and face protection
  • Goggles
  • Fit closer to the eyes
  • Some models fit over prescription glasses

3b
8
Eye and face protection
  • Face shields
  • Provides full-face protection
  • Always wear eye protection under a face shield

3c
9
Donning, doffing, adjusting, and wearing
  • Must be comfortable
  • Must be worn properly
  • Wear proper eye protection for the job

4a
10
Donning, doffing, adjusting, and wearing
  • Understand its purpose and limitations
  • Proper fitting is important

4b
11
Limitations of eye and face protection
  • Presents a false sense of security
  • User may be less alert to hazards

5a
12
Limitations of eye and face protection
  • Loses protective ability over time
  • May restrict vision

5b
13
Care, maintenance, use, and disposal
  • Perform regular inspection and maintenance
  • Keep lenses clean
  • Replace pitted, scratched, broken lenses

6a
14
Housekeeping
  • Keep chemicals, dusts, debris to a minimum

7a
15
Eyewash Stations
  • Eyewash stations are required if certain eye
    hazards are present

8a
16
Eyewash Stations
  • Know the location and operation of eyewash
    facilities
  • Eyewash fountains
  • Drench showers
  • Hand-held drench hoses
  • Emergency bottles

8b
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