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#26 MsMars

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Posted 06 March 2020 - 09:09 PM

Hello all, 

 

Just curious. Should "safety glasses" (PPE) and or "Prescription glasses" be added to the glass and brittle plastic registry? How do you mange control with 500 employees half of which are seasonal temps? 

 

Thank you in advance for your opinions. :helpplease:

 

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See these threads: 

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https://www.ifsqn.co...rk/#entry62753 



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Posted 06 March 2020 - 10:20 PM

Hello all, 

 

Just curious. Should "safety glasses" (PPE) and or "Prescription glasses" be added to the glass and brittle plastic registry? How do you mange control with 500 employees half of which are seasonal temps? 

 

Thank you in advance for your opinions. :helpplease:

 

Safety glasses (PPE) aren't considered brittle plastic. We make all employees wear them. If they wear glasses they have the option of wearing the safety glasses over them or getting special prescription glasses that are also PPE (if employees choose this option, they pay for it).



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Posted 07 March 2020 - 01:24 AM

Safety glasses (PPE) aren't considered brittle plastic. We make all employees wear them. If they wear glasses they have the option of wearing the safety glasses over them or getting special prescription glasses that are also PPE (if employees choose this option, they pay for it).

 

Try breaking safety glasses and see what happens...most of the time they have sharp edges which are indeed a hazard.  The real question is how to manage the hazard.  For PPE and any eye wear it would involve employee training to immediately stop the line and notify supervisor or QA to assess risk and go from there.  Almost every time people know when their glasses go missing or are damaged.



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Posted 07 March 2020 - 01:35 AM

Try breaking safety glasses and see what happens...most of the time they have sharp edges which are indeed a hazard.  The real question is how to manage the hazard.  For PPE and any eye wear it would involve employee training to immediately stop the line and notify supervisor or QA to assess risk and go from there.  Almost every time people know when their glasses go missing or are damaged.

 

 

Absolutely correct Ryan - I've watched a couple of safety glasses shatter, sharp edges and all - these have to be on anyone's register and inspected often.


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Posted 07 March 2020 - 07:10 AM

Absolutely correct Ryan - I've watched a couple of safety glasses shatter, sharp edges and all - these have to be on anyone's register and inspected often.

 

Maybe it relates to cost. I would have thought that "decent" safety glasses should be specified shatter-proof. No ?

 

 

eg, perhaps -

 

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Edited by Charles.C, 07 March 2020 - 07:24 AM.
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Posted 07 March 2020 - 02:21 PM

Try breaking safety glasses and see what happens...most of the time they have sharp edges which are indeed a hazard.  The real question is how to manage the hazard.  For PPE and any eye wear it would involve employee training to immediately stop the line and notify supervisor or QA to assess risk and go from there.  Almost every time people know when their glasses go missing or are damaged.

 

I stand corrected.  :oops2: They say they are supposed to be but that doesn't always mean they are. I might have to have some fun and run some over  :smile:  



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Posted 09 March 2020 - 01:32 PM

Hello All, 

 

I will attempt to do a shatter test to see how durable the "safety glasses" are and determine the risk from the results. 

 

I appreciate all the feedback! 

 

Be well.  :spoton:







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