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Protection of eyes, face and body against high impacts.

Authors
Quam-GN
Source
NIOSH 1974 Jul; :1-31
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00036290
Abstract
Results are presented of high impact test data yielded by safety spectacles, goggles, face shields, and body shields, currently available on the market. Details are given as to techniques for impact testing, evaluation of various plastics, and impact resistance of single and multiple targets. Evidence is presented regarding the need for strengthening of standards for eyes and face protection. Mar-resistant polycarbonate lenses are recommended over tempered glass lenses.
Keywords
NIOSH-Publication; Accident-prevention; Protection; Safety-equipment; Safety-glasses; Face-shields; Face-protective-equipment; Personal-protective-equipment; Materials-testing; Test-methods; Mechanical-properties
Publication Date
19740731
Fiscal Year
1974
NTIS Accession No.
PB90-100959
NTIS Price
A04
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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