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School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 5-59.2


Protective Eye Devices

Every student and teacher in any school participating in any of the following courses or laboratories shall be required to wear industrial quality eye protective devices at all times.

1.  Vocational or industrial arts shops or laboratories involving experience with:

a.  Hot molten metals;

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

c.  Heat treatment, tempering, or kiln firing of any material or other metal;

d.  Gas or electric arc welding;

e.  Repair of any vehicle;

f.  Caustic or explosive materials;

2.  Chemical or combined chemical-physical laboratories involving caustic or explosive chemicals or hot liquids or solids.

The school board shall furnish the eye protective devices free of charge or at cost to the students and teachers of the schools participating in the activities identified above; provided, however, that such devices may be furnished by parents or guardians of such students. Eye protective devices shall be furnished to all visitors to such courses.

Regulatory Authority:

Code of Va., § 22.1-275. Protective eye devices.


Approved by Superintendent:  September 21, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)