Eye and Face Protection

Overview

Highlights

Thousands of people are blinded each year from work-related eye injuries that could have been prevented with the proper selection and use of eye and face protection.

OSHA requires employers to ensure the safety of all employees in the work environment. Eye and face protection must be provided whenever necessary to protect against chemical, environmental, radiological or mechanical irritants and hazards.

Standards

Eye and face protection is addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry, maritime, and construction.

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Hazards and Solutions

Provides references that aid in recognizing and evaluating eye and face hazards and provides possible solutions for these hazards.

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Additional Resources

Provides links and references to additional resources related to eye and face protection.

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