OSHA adopted amendments to its current eye and face protection standards in order to have them better match the standards set by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). The final rule will remove the oldest-referenced edition of the same ANSI standard and amend other provisions.

Take a look at an amendment for the construction industry standard:

The final rule removes the requirement in 1926.102(a)(8) that employers must transmit information from manufacturers to users about equipment limitations or precautions and that such limitations and precautions must be strictly observed. It also adds a provision to the construction standard that permits an employer to use eye and face protection not manufactured in accordance with one of the incorporated Z87.1 standards if the employer can demonstrate compliance with one of the incorporated Z87.1 standards (i.e., the equivalent-protection provision)

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