Selecting PPE: Eye Protection

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Safety glasses, safety goggles and face shields provide a level of chemical protection as designed by the manufacturer. The hazard and the protection standards for each piece of vision and face protection PPE must be considered when during selection. The PPE must protect against the posed hazard(s).





Safety Glasses

Polycarbonate lens, side shields for eye protection. Personnel with corrective lenses will need prescription safety glasses or overglassess.

Working with chemical or physical hazards



Protects eyes from impact, spray, chemicals, flying chips and dust particles

Working with chemical liquids with likely splash probability or high splash hazard

Face Shield


Impact and chemical resistant face shield, must be combined with safety glasses or goggles.

For use with potential chemical splash or projectiles, apparatus under vacuum, cryogenic handling