Many clear goggles are UV resistant. If you make sure the goggles you requi
re for students to purchase (or the goggles you are providing if they aren'
t purchasing their own) protect against UV, it will eliminate any concern
about the UV light source. As an example:
> On Sep 30, 2010, at 10:50 AM, Murphy, Dr. Ruth An n wrote:
> > Good Afternoon!
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> > How much of a risk of UV damage to the eye is there from using
> > spectroscopes and looking at hydrogen s pectra, mercury vapor
> > spectra, etc.? One lab text ad monishes students not to =93look
> > directly=94 at the illu minated lamps. Do you think this - along with
> > wearing the usually splash goggles - is sufficient precaution?
> >> > Thank you.
> > Ruth Ann
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