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SECTION 409-A
Eye safety devices for certain students and teachers
Education (EDN) CHAPTER 16, TITLE 1, ARTICLE 9
§ 409-a. Eye safety devices for certain students and teachers. 1. The
board of education, trustees, principal or other person in charge of
every public or private school or educational institution within the
state, wherein shops or laboratories are conducted providing
instructional or experimental programs involving:

a. Hot solids, liquids or molten metals; or

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

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

d. Gas or electric arc welding; or

e. Repair or servicing of any vehicle; or

f. Caustic or explosive chemicals or materials, shall arrange for and
require, in accordance with regulations of the commissioner, that every
student and teacher participating in any such program wear eye safety
devices at the times and under the conditions prescribed in such
regulations.

2. The commissioner shall by regulation prescribe the safety standards
to be met before the use of any eye safety device may be required and
shall include in such regulations requirements relating to the times and
conditions when and under which such eye safety devices shall be worn.

3. Visitors to such shops or laboratories shall be furnished with and
required to wear such eye safety devices at the times and under the
conditions prescribed in such regulations while in such shops or
laboratories.