2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-1210.182. Industrial quality eye protective devices

Every student and teacher in schools, colleges, universities, or other educational institutions, participating in or observing any of the following courses of instruction in:

(A) Vocational, technical, industrial arts, chemical, or chemical-physical, involving exposure to:

1. Hot molten metals, or other molten materials;

2. Milling, sawing, turning, shaping, cutting, grinding, or stamping of any solid materials;

3. Heat treatment, tempering, or kiln firing of any metal or other materials;

4. Gas or electric arc welding, or other forms of welding processes;

5. Repair or servicing of any vehicle where there is danger of injury to the eyes;

6. Caustic or explosive materials;

(B) Chemical, physical, or combined chemical-physical laboratories involving caustic or explosive materials, hot liquids or solids, injurious radiations, or other hazards not enumerated; is required to wear appropriate industrial quality eye protective devices at all times while participating in or observing such courses of instruction. Such devices may be furnished for all students and teachers, or made available for a moderate rental fee, and shall be furnished for all visitors to such shops and laboratories when entering working areas.

"Industrial quality eye protective devices", as used in this section means devices meeting the standards of the USA Standard Practice for Occupational and Educational Eye and Face Protection, Z87.1-1968, and subsequent revisions thereof, approved by the United States of America Standards Institute, Inc.

The State Commissioner of Health shall prepare and circulate to each public and private educational institution in this state instructions and recommendations for implementing the eye safety provisions of this law.

Added by Laws 1969, c. 127, § 1, emerg. eff. April 3, 1969.

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