Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2010 10:47:43 -0400
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From: "Klotz, Ann" <KLOTZ**At_Symbol_Here**SIENA.EDU>
Subject: Re: Goggles with alternative straps?
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Might a faceshield with safety glasses provide the needed protection and fi
t the user?
Ann Klotz
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From: Douglas Cody 
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Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2010 08:38:40 -0400
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Goggles with alternative straps?

I couldn't agree more with Bill Parks.  Although you want to solve a proble
m you may be creating a legal nightmare.

Douglas S. Cody, MS, MA, CSP, CSHM
Past Chair NYSUT H&S Task Force

Chemistry Department
Nassau Community College - S.U.N.Y.
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----- Original Message -----
From: bill parks 
Date: Thursday, June 3, 2010 9:53 am
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Goggles with alternative straps?
To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU

> Thoughts to ponder/remember/consider.....................................
 > While both of these goggles may work well, 2 things to remember:
 > 1. They must be approved for use by the manufacturer for working with ha
zardous chemicals, and
 > 2. Modifications to existing PPE - such as changing strap assemblies - m
ust be approved by the manufacturer.
 > > One man's humble opinion,
> Bill Parks
> 630/380-4032
> **Providing sound Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Safety and Health, Env
ironmental Health & IAQ, Environmental, and Laboratory support services and
 solutions for over 25 years**
> --- On Thu, 6/3/10, Andrew Stice  wrote:

> From: Andrew Stice 
> Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Goggles with alternative straps?
> To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU
> Date: Thursday, June 3, 2010, 11:38 AM
 >     > Kristi,

 > I had a professor complain about the same thing.  My solution was to get
 a strap for a scuba mask fit it to the goggles.  This in conjunction with 
a strap protector has alleviated the problem.  The two links below are exam
ples of what I am talking about.  You can probably take the mask into a loc
al dive shop and get the appropriate strap.    >
m/scuba-diving/tusa-m21-tm7500-mask-strap/   >
scuba-diving/deep-down-slap-straps/   > Hope this helps.   > Andy   >   > F
rom: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**] On Behalf Of Kri
sti Ohr
> Sent: Thursday, June 03, 2010 11:05 AM
> To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU
> Subject: [DCHAS-L] Goggles with alternative straps?
>    > Hi everyone,
  > I have a laboratory worker who claims to have an issue with how the str
ap on chemical splash goggles puts pressure on the back of the head (specif
ically with where the strap puts pressure).  I've already suggested that pe
rhaps the strap is too tight, but apparently loosening the strap doesn't so
lve the problem.  Also the strap tends to migrate back to this same nuisanc
e position if it is moved up or down slightly.  Does anyone know of goggles
 which use an alternative strap position, or perhaps that don't use straps?
  I've had no luck in locating any.
  > Thanks for any input,
  > Kristi

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