Safety Diploma Course

OSHA Eye and Face Protection


Injuries to face and eyes of workers are common in industries. By following preventive measures and using appropriate protective gears, such incidents can be controlled. Our online safety course specifically deals with regulations put forth by OSHA for workers to protect them from eye and face injuries at workplaces.

The course provides an overview of safety standards, responsibilities of employers and workers towards achieving safety compliance, types of hazards such as dust, heat, chemical, hard material, optical radiation, gases, or hot substances which are used by various industries.

Governing regulations

OSHA insists that employers should keep their employees safe when they are at work. It has formulated the following regulations for eye and face protection applicable for various industries:

29 CFR 1910.132 – General Requirements for Personal Protective Equipment

29 CFR 1910.133 – Eye and Face PPE Requirements for all industries

29 CFR 1915.153 – Eye and Face PPE Requirements for Maritime Workers

29 CFR 1926.102 – Eye and Face PPE Requirements for Construction industry

Course Overview

Our online safety course covers the safety standards and procedures required to safeguard employees from eye and face injuries. Learners also understand the responsibilities of employers to provide safe environment for workers, importance of Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) to protect eyes and face from various hazards at workplaces such as chemical, radiological, environmental, or harmful substances. Students will get to know various safety standards prescribed by OSHA for different industries or work environments, different types of PPE available for eyes and face and how to manage and use them properly. The course also covers types of injuries workers may suffer without PPEs, how to prevent and treat affected workers and other critical safety measures.

Who Must Take this Course?

According to OSHA, every employee who is susceptible to hurt his or her eyes or face while performing certain tasks must know the safety standards, advantages of using Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) and right to work in safe and secure environment.

Course Format

Our OSHA Eye and Face Protection Training course has been made to have easy to comprehend content with latest safety updates, important case studies, audio and graphical explanations and self-test questions to get thorough knowledge before the final exam.

Hard copy of completion certificate will be provided to each successful candidate along with a printable wallet card for their future use.

Continuing education credits?

Each successful candidate is eligible to receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) after completing this course.

Topics Covered

  • About This Course
  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to Eye and Face Protection
    • OSHA Regulations
    • ANSI Standards
    • OSHA vs. ANSI
    • What Is Personal Protective Equipment?
    • Types of Eye and Face Protection: An Overview
    • Common Terms
    • Types of Workplace Irritants: An Overview
    • Employer and Employee Responsibilities and Training
    • Training Requirements
  • Types of Eye and Face Protection
    • Goggles: An Overview
    • Goggles and Lenses
    • Goggle Frames
    • Goggles and Ventilation
    • Safety Lenses: An Overview
    • Safety Spectacles: Which Lens?
  • Safety Lenses and Frames
  • Safety Lenses and Side Shields
  • Glare Protection
  • Face Shields: An Overview
  • Face Shield Windows
  • Face Shield Headgear
  • Welding Helmets
  • Laser Safety Goggles and Spectacles
  • Full-Face Respirators
  • Types of Injury
    • Impact Injuries
    • Heat-related Injuries
    • Chemical Injuries
    • Dust and Airborne Agents
    • Optical Radiation
  • Best Practices
    • What PPE Should You Use?
    • PPE Fit, Maintenance, and Care
    • What If I Wear Glasses?
    • Injury Prevention and First Aid
    • Eye Injury First Aid
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam