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• Part Number: 1918
• Part Title: Safety and Health Regulations for Longshoring
• Subpart: J
• Subpart Title: Personal Protective Equipment
• Standard Number: 1918.101
• Title: Eye and face protection.


1918.101(a)
The employer shall ensure that:
1918.101(a)(1)
Each affected employee uses appropriate eye and/or face protection where there are exposures to eye and/or face hazards. Such equipment shall comply with American National Standards Institute, ANSI Z-87.1-1989, "Practice for Occupational and Educational Eye and Face Protection."
1918.101(a)(1)(i)
Employers must ensure that each employee uses appropriate eye and/or face protection when the employee is exposed to an eye or face hazard, and that protective eye and face devices comply with any of the following consensus standards:
1918.101(a)(1)(i)(A)
ANSI Z87.1-2003, "American National Standard Practice for Occupational and Educational Eye and Face Protection," which is incorporated by reference in § 1918.3;
1918.101(a)(1)(i)(B)
ANSI Z87.1-1989 (R1998), "American National Standard Practice for Occupational and Educational Eye and Face Protection," which is incorporated by reference in § 1918.3; or
1918.101(a)(1)(i)(C)
ANSI Z87.1-1989, "American National Standard Practice for Occupational and Educational Eye and Face Protection," which is incorporated by reference in § 1918.3.
1918.101(a)(1)(ii)
Protective eye and face protection devices that the employer demonstrates are at least as effective as protective eye and face protection devices that are constructed in accordance with one of the above consensus standards will be deemed to be in compliance with the requirements of this section.
1918.101(a)(2)
For an employee wearing corrective glasses, eye protection equipment required by paragraph (a)(1) of this section shall be of the type that can be worn over glasses. Prescription-ground safety lenses may be substituted if they provide equivalent protection.
1918.101(b)
Eye protection shall be maintained in good condition.
1918.101(c)
Used eye protection shall be cleaned and disinfected before issuance to another employee.

[62 FR 40141, July 25, 1997; 74 FR 46361, Sept. 9, 2009]

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