||PPE Selection - Chemicals
large percentage of eye injuries are caused by
direct contact with chemicals. These injuries often
result from an inappropriate choice of PPE, that allows
a chemical substance to enter from around or under protective
eye equipment. Serious and irreversible damage can occur
when chemical substances
contact the eyes in the form of splash, mists,
vapors, or fumes. When working with or around chemicals, it is
important to know the location of emergency
eyewash stations and how to access them with restricted vision.
When fitted and worn correctly, goggles protect your eyes
from hazardous substances. A face shield may be required in
areas where workers are exposed to severe chemical hazards.
|PPE Devices for
||Primary protectors intended to shield the eyes against liquid or
irritating mists, vapors, and fumes.
||Secondary protectors intended to protect the entire face against