Section 239.221, Florida Statutes 2001
1239.221 Eye-protective devices required in certain vocational courses.--
(1) Eye-protective devices shall be worn by students, teachers, and visitors in vocational courses or laboratories when the individual is engaged in or observing an activity or the use of hazardous substances likely to cause injury to the eyes. Activity or the use of hazardous substances likely to cause injury to the eye includes:
(a) Working with hot molten metals.
(b) Milling, sawing, turning, shaping, cutting, grinding, or stamping of any solid material using power equipment or hand tools.
(c) Heat treatment and tempering or kiln firing of any metal or other materials.
(d) Gas or electric arc welding.
(e) Working with caustic or explosive materials.
(f) Working with hot liquids or solids, including chemicals that are flammable, caustic, toxic, or irritating.
(2) School boards and community college boards of trustees shall furnish plano safety glasses or devices for secondary students, may furnish such glasses or devices for other students and teachers, and shall furnish such equipment for all visitors to such classrooms or laboratories, or may purchase such plano safety glasses or devices in large quantities and sell them at cost to students and teachers.
History.--s. 16, ch. 92-136; s. 3(7), ch. 2000-321.
1Note.--Repealed January 7, 2003, by s. 3(7), ch. 2000-321, and shall be reviewed by the Legislature prior to that date.