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Eye Safety at Work

The goal of eye safety is to protect your eyesight. Eye hazards are everywhere. Only you can help protect your eyes and your sight by wearing the appropriate protective eyewear for the hazards you encounter. Mark each statement below true or false. Answers appear at the bottom of the page.

Mark each statement true or false:

 

1. Both safety glasses and regular eyeglasses meet OSHA and ANSI requirements.

 

True

 

False

 

 

 

 

 

2. The lenses and the frames are both stronger on ANSI-approved safety glasses than on regular glasses.

 

True

 

False

 

 

 

 

 

3. Because everyone's head is shaped differently, protective eyewear needs to be checked for fit.

 

True

 

False

 

 

 

 

 

4. Face shields can be worn without additional eye protection.

 

True

 

False

 

 

 

 

 

5. Goggles with direct air flow can be worn when working with chemicals that may splash.

 

True

 

False

 

 

 

 

 

6. Welding helmets may be worn without additional eye protection.

 

True

 

False

 

 

 

 

 

7. Rubbing your eye is a good way to remove foreign particles.

 

True

 

False

 

 

 

 

 

8. If a chemical gets splashed in your eyes, flush your eyes for at least 15 minutes.

 

True

 

False

 

 

 

 

 

9. You only have to wear eye protection when you feel like it.

 

True

 

False

 

 

 

 

 

10. Never try to remove an object embedded in the eye. Instead, get medical attention.

 

True

 

False

 

Quiz answers: 1 False. 2 True. 3 True. 4 False. 5 False. 6 False. 7 False. 8 True. 9 False. 10 True.

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