Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2010 11:29:52 EDT
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Subject: Re: Goggles with alternative straps?

Niether a face chield nor safety glasses are approved for chemical splash--only impact.   Monona Rossol

In a message dated 6/4/2010 11:04:14 AM Eastern Daylight Time, misterbill21225**At_Symbol_Here**YAHOO.COM writes:

Maybe, but the PPE standard would require a Task Hazard Assessment based on the risk envolved with the work. If a face shield is deemed satisfactory, then yes. If the requirement would be goggles, then a face shield would not be satisfactory.

Again, only from my humble point of view.

Bill Parks

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