Date: Wed, 4 Nov 2009 14:31:19 -0600
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From: Brady Arnold <barnold**At_Symbol_Here**XENOTECHLLC.COM>
Subject: Re: Visor-gogs
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Have you considered Uvex Stealth Goggles? They are very comfortable and don't fog up within seconds of donning them.
Brady P. Arnold
Engineer III / Safety Officer
XenoTech LLC
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From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**] On Behalf Of Barbara Gore
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Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Visor-gogs

Our school chemistry department has stopped use of the Visor-Gogs because of the gap between the side of the face and the goggle.  I personally used them for years, but when we hired our Laboratory Coordinator/Chemical Hygiene Officer a few years ago, we made the decision that Visor-Gogs weren't safe.
I realize that compliance can be difficult.  But if the instructor uses them, and requires that the students do, there should not be much of a problem.
Barb Gore
Barbara Gore
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Waubonsee Community College
Waubonsee Drive at  Rt. 47
Sugar Grove, IL 60554-9454
Phone:  (630) 466-2454
FAX:  (630) 466-2441

>>> Ferm Barret A <FermBarretA**At_Symbol_Here**SAU.EDU> 11/4/2009 11:14 AM >>>

We are considering returning to use of Visor-Gogs® for chemistry lab students, as well as art studio activities.  Our reasoning is that increased comfort will translate into increased compliance,  as well as the idea that the less irritated the wearer's eyes/face are from the goggles, the less likely one is to reach in to rub with a potentially chemically-contaminated finger.

Please offer feedback, or other information, positive and negative, on the use of Visor-Gogs® as PPE.


Barry Ferm

St. Ambrose University

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