Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2004 15:18:03 EST
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From: ACTSNYC**At_Symbol_Here**CS.COM
Subject: Re: Visorgogs
Comments: To: Labsafe**At_Symbol_Here**
I've rethought my previous answer to this.  And despite the fact that the
Z87.1 committee probably doesn't want to do this, I think we should get together
a few of us to ask them to do it anyway.

It really is a good idea to provide labeling that makes selection easier.
We should get behind it.

Monona Rossol

In a message dated 11/10/04 8:51:34 AM Eastern Standard Time, Labsafe**At_Symbol_Here**AOL.COM

> Depending on how strongly you feel about this, you might want to share your
> thoughts (and mine) with the Z-87.1 committee at ASSE in Skokie, IL.   ...
> Jim
> PS.  No one is suggesting that there is no labeling.  The solution is simple.
> The Z-87.1 committee should ask the manufacturer to put a letter (from the
> selection chart) after the numbers to indicate which type of device it is.
> An
> elegant solution (if I do say so myself)!
> In a message dated 11/9/2004 9:54:54 AM Eastern Standard Time, ACTSNYC**At_Symbol_Here**
> writes:
> > The real problem is not that there is no labeling on the eye wear parts,
> > its that the labeling is not specific enough.  What people need is a simple
> > statement that a particular item is good for high impact work, chemical
> splash,
> > IR, UV, etc.  Face sheilds, in particular, should have right on them that
> > they are not eye rated for impact eye protection since this is a common
> mistake
> > that people make.
> >
> > For a very short while, there were a couple of companies that were doing
> > this.  The qualifications of the wear would be on the side sheilds of
> impact
> > wear for example.  But that didn't last and now all I see is the cryptic
> Z87.1.
> >
> >
> > It's time to make it simple for both the user and the inspector, like me,
> > who has to track down the information before I know if they are using the
> right
> > stuff or not.
> >
> > Monona Rossol, M.S., M.F.A.,
> > industrial hygienist
> > Arts, Crafts &Theater Safety, Inc.
> > and
> > Safety Officer,
> > United Scenic Artist's, Local 829
> > International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employes (IATSE)
> > 181 Thompson St., #23
> > New York NY 10012-2586     212/777-0062
> >
> >

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