In a fire specific googles/faceshields,clothing,
equipment,eyedrops can all be required
Eye injuries in the workplace are most commonly caused by grinding and welding, usually in the fishing, construction, manufacturing, agriculture, forestry and mining industries.
Safety eyewear discussion must include
The type of hazard eg
Dust, Radiation, Electrical, Chemical or Biological spatter
and considerations such as
Sealed versus unsealed goggle, ventilation and fogging; Ease of decontamination, Impact resistance of frame or faceshield or goggle
Lens coverage/size; side shields; Lens stability and bevel profile.
Ventilation and fogging issues, Scratch-resistant protection front and back lens surface.
Conducting or Non-conducting frame.
Eye accidents can change lives forever, even for children with laser pointers
Not wearing eye protection such as full vision goggles or face shields, or prescription safety glasses can lead to an eye injury.
How can you ensure compliance with Australian Standards?
The best assurance is the use of the Standards Mark.