Why should I wear protective eyewear?

The ANSI/ISEA Standards make the wearing of eye or facial protection compulsory for all types of work in the industrial workplace including:
• Welding, sanding and cutting work
• Drilling, grinding, and chiseling
• Stonework
• Handling nail guns
• Using machines which remove shavings when processing materials, producing short chips
• Stamping work
• Removal and fragmentation of shards
• Working with jets of abrasive granules
• Handling acid and alkaline products, disinfectants and corrosive detergents
• Handling liquid spray equipment
• Handling molten metal and working in proximity to it
• Activities in environments with radiant heat
• Laser work

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