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Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] DCHAS-L Digest - 29 Mar 2012 to 30 Mar 2012 (#2012-68)
Date: April 2, 2012 8:32:25 PM EDT
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Wayne and I are not really in disagreement.  It's the employers responsibility to decide whether the chemicals being used can harm the eyes. 
If in the circumstances he (representing his employer) believed that they is not a risk of eye injury, then splash goggle are not needed. 
In the video, the announcer specifies that the eye injury is present. ... Jim
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In a message dated 3/31/2012 12:00:43 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, LISTSERV**At_Symbol_Here** writes:
Date:    Fri, 30 Mar 2012 12:13:15 +0000
From:    Wayne Wood <wayne.wood**At_Symbol_Here**MCGILL.CA>
Subject: Re: New Video from UCSD

Please forgive me for disagreeing with the lab safety guru, but in our neck of the woods it is hard enough to get lab personnel to wear safety glasses, let alone wear goggles.  Here we require goggles when there is a significant splash hazard but for light-to-moderate work in your typical research lab we require safety glasses with side shields.

Unlike Jim who feels the producers are "totally wrong", IMHO this video can help us increase the use of eye protection. Bravo and thank you UCSD!


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