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Development of standards for eye and face protective devices.
Occupational safety research specifically related to personal protection - a symposium, January 1974, Cincinnati, Ohio. Rentos PG, Kamin JI, eds. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 75-143, 1975 May; :65-97
The development of standards for eye and face protective devices is discussed. Eye and face protection needs are reviewed and available protection devices are described. Eye injuries involving contact lenses also are considered. The performance of glass lenses is compared with that of plastic lenses. Current standards and specifications for protective devices are evaluated. Problems of lens distortion and prism effects are reviewed. Attributes for, and the development of, eye and face protective equipment are identified. The author recommends the development of performance testing and user standards.
Personal-protective-equipment; Safety-equipment; Safety-glasses; Eye-protective-equipment; Eye-protection; Personal-protection; Eye-shields
Occupational safety research specifically related to personal protection - a symposium, January 1974, Cincinnati, Ohio.
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