||PPE Selection - Impact Hazards
majority of impact
injuries result from flying or falling objects, or sparks
striking the eye. Most of these objects are smaller than a
pin head and can cause serious injury such as
punctures, abrasions, and contusions.
working in a hazardous area where the worker is exposed
to flying objects, fragments, and particles, primary
protective devices such as safety spectacles with side shields or goggles
worn. Secondary protective devices such as face
shields are required in conjunction with primary protective devices during severe exposure to impact hazards.
Devices for Impact Hazards
||Primary protectors intended to shield the eyes from a variety of impact hazards.
Primary protectors intended to shield the eyes against flying fragments, objects,
large chips, and particles.
Secondary protectors intended to protect the entire face against
exposure to impact hazards.