Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 10:07:00 EST
Reply-To: ACTSNYC**At_Symbol_Here**CS.COM
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From: ACTSNYC**At_Symbol_Here**CS.COM
Subject: Re: Goggles and Contact Lenses
Comments: To: Labsafe**At_Symbol_Here**
You are making my point for me.  It is not simple.  And I was only looking at
the three most common types we see in the workplace using the names most
workers use to refer to them.  We should all use the more technically correct
terminology below, but most users do not know those terms.  And that, too, needs
to be addressed.


In a message dated 11/14/04 10:05:37 PM Eastern Standard Time,
Labsafe**At_Symbol_Here** writes:
> In a message dated 11/14/2004 2:59:53 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> ACTSNYC**At_Symbol_Here** writes:
> >> I agree with use of contact lenses as well.
>> We mustn't oversimplify splash goggles either.  There are vented, indirect
>> vented, and unvented splash goggles.  I need to recommend even different
>> types of splash goggles for different purposes in my work.  Eye protection is
>> not
> But, unfortunately, the description above is both incomplete and incorrect.
> There are five distinct types of goggles.
> It is incomplete because it does not include "cup goggle, indirect
> ventilation" (K) and does not provide the full correct names of the devices.
> It is incorrect because it misnames "Cover goggle, direct ventilation" (I).
> There is no listed device "vented."  And, these are not splash goggles (see
> below)
> The other correct names are "cup goggle, direct ventilation" (J); cover
> goggle, no ventilation (G); and cover goggle, indirect ventilation (H).
> The only listed devices for chemical splash are G, H, and K.  For irritating
> mists ... G.
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