Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2004 16:54:27 -0500
Reply-To: "Mary M. Cavanaugh" <cavanaughmm**At_Symbol_Here**APPSTATE.EDU>
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From: "Mary M. Cavanaugh" <cavanaughmm**At_Symbol_Here**APPSTATE.EDU>
Organization: ASU Safety & WC Office
Subject: Re: Visorgogs
Comments: To: "Lentz, Carol"
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Carol, I haven't really partcipated in this discussion but I would like to
add my voice to those saying a code to tell what the eyewear protects
against would be enormously helpful.

I implement the PPE programs here for 3,000 people, and thus cannot possibly
counsel every person on every eyewear purchase.  Most people are utterly
confused by the OSHA eyewear selection chart or the ANSI standard.

These publications may be simple enough to understand for those in the
safety field and to manufacturers, but I can tell you that our hundreds of
highschool-educated O&M & warehouse or labtech employees cannot make sense
of these publications.

On the other hand, if I could simply say to these employees, "it has to have
"Z87.1" and a "C" code to protect against chemical splash" then I could
confidently let them make their own decisions.

Please DO take this recommendation to the committee, and let us know what
they say.

Thanks.  -mmc

Mary M. Cavanaugh, Industrial Hygiene Office
POB 32140
(For UPS/Fedex use: 525 Rivers St, CAP Bldg. Rm. 431)
Appalachian State University
Boone NC 28608-2140
phone  828.262.6838
fax  828.262.6558
email  cavanaughmm**At_Symbol_Here**

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Lentz, Carol
Sent: Wednesday, November 10, 2004 4:12 PM
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Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Visorgogs


I have been reading this thread with great interest. I happen to be on the
Z87.1 committee, and we have a meeting in December. I am not a manufacturer,
I represent consumers (users).

You can bet I am going to bring this issue up at the meeting. If you like, I
will report back to the list.

Carol Lentz
Manager, Radiation Safety
Pfizer Global Research and Development
Ann Arbor, MI
(734) 622-4467

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Sent: Wednesday, November 10, 2004 1:58 PM
To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Visorgogs

Hmmmmm.   Who do you think is on the Z87.1 committee?   Some of them are the
very manufacturers you want the committee to prevail upon!  And this is
something they don't want to do.  It isn't that they haven't thought of it.
obviously know this would be easy for consumers and they are not interested
in providing it.

Read the list of committee members at the beginning of the standard.

Monona Rossol - (been around a LONG TIME, and sit on many standard setting
committees.  Usually I am the only consumer oriented person in the room.)

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