2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 255. Chronic disease and injuries.
255.30 Safety eye protective goggles.


255.30 Safety eye protective goggles.


(1) Every student and teacher in schools, colleges, universities and other educational institutions participating in or observing any of the following courses is required to wear appropriate industrial quality eye protective goggles at all times while participating in or observing such courses or laboratories:


(a) Vocational, technical or industrial arts shops, chemical or chemical-physical laboratories 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.


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.


(2) Eye protective goggles may be furnished for all students and teachers by the institution, purchased and sold at cost to students and teachers or made available for a moderate rental fee and shall be furnished for all visitors.


(3) In this section, "industrial quality eye protective goggles" means devices meeting the standards of the American National Standard Practice for Occupational and Educational Eye and Face Protection, Z87.1 - 1968, and subsequent revisions thereof, approved by the American National Standards Institute, Inc.


(4) The state superintendent of public instruction shall prepare and circulate to each public and private educational institution and to each tribal school, as defined in s. 115.001 (15m), in this state instructions and recommendations for implementing the eye safety provisions of this section.

255.30 - ANNOT.

History: 1973 c. 66; 1993 a. 27 s. 315; Stats. 1993 s. 255.30; 1993 a. 399; 1995 a. 27; 1997 a. 27; 2009 a. 302.

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