Eye protection can act as a physical barrier from droplet spray and prevent unintentional rubbing of eyes between hand washing.
For many workplaces, eye protection will not be required. Good hygiene practices should be followed if eye protection is used.
Eye protection can assist to act as a physical barrier from droplet spray, this includes safety glasses, goggles or a face shield. All of these PPE typescan be used for protecting the eyes from contamination.
Eye protectors with appropriate lenses are designed for protection against medium to high velocity impact of flying particles, fragments, dusts, splashing materials, molten metals and harmful gases and vapours. The impact, chemical and heat resistant properties of these devices should meet the requirements of Australian Standard AS 1337.