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Document ID (ISN)106780
CIS number 07-756
ISSN - Serial title 0014-6269 - Face au risque
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Title Protection of the eyes and face
Original title La protection des yeux et du visage [in French]
Bibliographic information Oct. 2006, No.426, p.63-66. Illus.
Abstract Face and eye protectors must comply with safety and health requirements specified in European Directive 89/656/EEC (see CIS 90-385). This information note addresses the characteristics, functions, marking and conditions of use of various types of protectors, including spectacles with temple bars, goggles and welding goggles and masks. It summarizes in tabular form the main risks and eye injuries and includes a buyer's guide for the selection of suitable protectors.
Descriptors (primary) description of equipment; face and eye protection; selection of equipment; France
Descriptors (secondary) hazard evaluation; safety spectacles; eye injuries; welders helmets; comment on directive; face shields
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Face and eye protection