Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School
Fall River - Somerset - Swansea - Westport
|Marta Montleon, Superintendent-Director
Brian S. Bentley, Assistant Superintendent-Director/Principal
|251 Stonehaven Road
Fall River, Massachusetts 02723
||Brian S. Bentley, Assistant Superintendent-Director/Principal
||Employee Adherence to Eye Protection
Chapter 71: Section 55C. Eye protective devices
Section 55C. Each teacher and pupil of any school, public or private, shall, while attending school classes in industrial art or vocational shops or laboratories in which caustic or explosive chemicals, hot liquids or solids, hot molten metals, or explosives are used or in which welding of any type, repair or servicing of vehicles, heat treatment or tempering of metals, or the milling, sawing, stamping or cutting of solid materials, or any similar dangerous process is taught, exposure to which may be a source of danger to the eyes, wear an industrial quality eye protective device, approved by the department of public health. Each visitor to any such classroom or laboratory shall also be required to wear such protective device.
It is imperative that ALL employees adhere to the above State Law. Employees will be issued safety glasses which are to be worn when entering a vocational shop requiring the use of safety glasses.
Please be further advised that any one in violation of the law will be subject to the following:
a) First offense – written warning by the immediate supervisor.
b) Second offense – referral to the Assistant Superintendent-Director/Principal for disposition.
c) Third offense – referral to the Superintendent-Director for disposition.
Please refer all questions, comments, and concerns regarding this policy to my office.
From the Diman Employee Handbook