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AS/NZS 1336:2014


Eye and face protection — Guidelines

This Standard sets out requirements and recommended practices for the protection of the eyes and faces of persons against hazards such as flying particles, dust, splashing materials and molten metals, harmful gases, vapours and aerosols, solar radiation and high-intensity radiation generated during operations such as welding and furnace work.
Published: 27/06/2014
Pages: 35
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About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Objective
1.3 Referenced documents
1.4 Definitions
1.5 Principles
1.6 Identification of risk areas
2 Elimination of eye and face hazards
2.1 Risk of eye and face injuries
2.2 Maintaining safety measures
3 Control of eye and face hazards
3.1 General
3.2 Screens
3.2.1 Use of screens
3.2.2 Recommended materials for screens
3.2.3 Selection of light-transmitting screens and curtains for welding operations
3.2.4 Illumination of work area
3.3 Exhaust systems
3.4 Other methods
4 Use of personal eye and face protectors
4.1 General
4.2 Selection of eye and face protectors
4.2.1 General
4.2.2 Prescription spectacles
4.2.3 Blue light sources used for curing dental resins
4.2.4 Eye protection for children and adolescents
4.3 Issue and fitting
4.4 Fogging and perspiration
4.5 Maintenance and reissue
4.6 Replacement
4.7 Workplace educational program
4.7.1 Securing the co-operation of workers
4.7.2 Directives for eye and face protection programs
4.7.3 Wearing of eye and face protectors by employees
4.7.4 Adjustment period for the wearing of eye and face protectors
4.8 Promoting the use of eye and face protectors
4.9 Eye protection for wearers of contact lenses
5 Eye and face protection against ultraviolet and infrared radiation
5.1 Guidance
5.2 Processes requiring protection from ultraviolet radiation and flying sparks
5.3 Processes requiring moderate reduction of visible radiation and protection from ultraviolet and infra-red radiation
5.4 Processes requiring considerable reduction of visible radiation and protection from ultraviolet and infrared radiation
5.5 Eye protection for welders against welding arcs of other workers
5.6 Eye protection for welders’ assistants
5.7 Eye protection for persons not engaged in welding operations
5.8 Eye and face protection against stray radiation
5.9 Skin protection
5.10 Eye protection against solar radiation
5.11 Eye protection against optical radiation from computer monitors and television displays
6 Eye and face protection against laser radiation
6.1 General
6.2 Classification of laser products
6.2.1 General
6.2.2 Class 1 laser products
6.2.3 Class 1M laser products
6.2.4 Class 2 laser products
6.2.5 Class 2M laser products
6.2.6 Class 3R laser products
6.2.7 Class 3B laser products
6.2.8 Class 4 laser products
6.3 Preferred safety strategy—Risk minimization
6.4 Laser eye protectors
6.4.1 General
6.4.2 Laser eye protectors
6.4.3 Laser adjustment eye protectors
6.4.4 Care of laser eye protectors and laser adjustment eye protectors
6.5 Skin protection
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Cited references in this standard
International electrotechnical vocabulary, Part 845: Lighting
Safety of machinery, Part 1101: Terminology — Terms and definitions
Personal eye protection, Part 1: Eye and face protectors for occupational applications
Safety of machinery — General principles, Part 1201: Basic terminology and methodology
Safety of machinery, Part 1202: General principles — Technical principles
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