Eye and Face Protection

Learning objectives

  • Recognize the value of PPE for the eyes and face
  • Identify common workplace hazards regarding the eyes and face
  • Describe the common characteristics of PPE for the eyes and face
  • Identify common types of PPE for the eyes and face
  • Describe the proper fit for PPE for the eyes and face
  • Explain how to care for PPE for the eyes and face
  • List employee and employer responsibilities regarding PPE for the eyes and face

Course overview

Approximately 770 workers suffer face injuries on a yearly basis; most don't wear proper personal protective equipment (PPE) for face protection

Proper personal protective equipment (PPE) is essential to any work environment for eye and face protection. The goal of this course is to show how to handle face and eye protection properly using personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • 8 Minutes
Course Outline
  • Eye and Face Protection
Regulations
  • OSH Act Section 5 (a) (1), known as the General Duty Clause
  • 1910.132 General Requirements (including 1910.132 (h)(1), employer payment for PPE changes that became effective May 15 2008.
  • 1910.133 Eye and face protection.
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