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RAY W.HERRICK LABORATORIES SCHOOL OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F.E.Peacock Student Individual Learning Package Press ENTER KEY to change frame. Eye Protection.

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1 RAY W.HERRICK LABORATORIES SCHOOL OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F.E.Peacock Student Individual Learning Package Press ENTER KEY to change frame. Eye Protection Program PRESENTS Or Click on Mouse Button

2 F.E.Peacock University/OSHA Requirements Conduct hazard assessment, this must be performed before PPE is assigned Lab must assign and purchase PPE Lab must Train employees in the use, storage, and maintenance of the PPE Document everything You must sign and acknowledge your training for each: PPE covered Eye, Face, Hand, Foot, Head

3 F.E.Peacock Eye and Face Protection Thousands of people are blinded each year from work-related eye injuries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), nearly three out of five workers are injured while failing to wear eye and face protection.

4 F.E.Peacock Eye and Face Protection Are you in danger of becoming a statistic? Are you wearing the proper protective equipment? What is Purdue’s responsibility?

5 F.E.Peacock Scope of Training (f), Employees shall be trained to know at least the following: When PPE is necessary What PPE is necessary How to properly don, doff, adjust, and wear PPE The limitations of the PPE The proper care, maintenance, useful life, and disposal of the PPE

6 F.E.Peacock OSHA Requirements OSHA Standards Training and Qualifications Criteria for PPE Contacts and Prescription (Rx) Lenses Protecting Employees from Workplace Hazards

7 F.E.Peacock OSHA Standards The following OSHA standards provide mandatory requirements and compliance assistance for employers when selecting proper eye and face protection: General requirements General Industry Maritime Construction Welding, Cutting, and Brazing

8 F.E.Peacock Training and Qualification Retraining is required, but not limited to, the following situations: Changes in the Lab or experiment Changes in the types of PPE to be used Inadequacies in a researcher's knowledge or use of a PPE indicates that the person has not retained the requisite understanding or skill. i.e. You forget or are found not using the required PPE.

9 F.E.Peacock Contacts and Rx Lenses Employers must ensure that employees who wear prescription (Rx) lenses or contacts use PPE that incorporates the prescription or use eye protection that can be worn over prescription lenses.

10 F.E.Peacock Protecting You from Workplace Hazards Employees must be provided with eye and face protection equipment when machines or operations present potential eye or face injury from physical, chemical, or radiation agents. [ (a)(1)]

11 F.E.Peacock Selecting Appropriate Eye Protection The employer must assess the workplace and determine if hazards that necessitate the use of eye and face protection are present, or are likely to be present, before assigning PPE to workers. A hazard assessment determines the risk of exposure to eye and face hazards, including emergency situations.

12 F.E.Peacock What kind of Protection is Appropriate ?

13 F.E.Peacock Optical Radiation: Lasers Researchers exposed to laser beams must be furnished suitable laser safety goggles which will: Protect for the specific wavelength of the laser Be of optical density adequate for the energy involved [ (b)(2)] Look for laser signage, do not enter posted areas with out the proper PPE

14 F.E.Peacock Optical Radiation: Welding Welding helmets are secondary protectors intended to shield the eyes and face from optical radiation, heat, and impact. Use welding helmets in addition to primary protection such as safety spectacles or goggles to provide adequate protection.

15 F.E.Peacock Now Go To Complete the On-Line training Take the completion Quiz and send it to me, Then come to the shop and one our trainers will show you how to fit your glasses and record your training.


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