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PPE Selection - Heat
Heat HazardsHeat injuries may occur to the eye and face when workers are exposed to high temperatures, splashes of molten metal, or hot sparks. Protect your eyes from heat when workplace operations involve pouring, casting, hot dipping, furnace operations, and other similar activities. Burns to eye and face tissue are the main concern when working with heat hazards.

Working with heat hazards requires eye protection such as goggles or safety spectacles with special-purpose lenses and side shields. However, many heat hazard exposures require the use of a face shield in addition to safety spectacles or goggles. When selecting PPE, consider the source and intensity of the heat and the type of splashes that may occur in the workplace.

PPE Devices for Heat Hazards
Spectacles Primary protectors intended to shield the eyes from a variety of heat hazards.
Goggles Primary protectors intended to shield the eyes from a variety of heat hazards.
Face Shields Secondary protectors intended to protect the entire face from a variety of heat hazards.
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