Sixty Seconds to Safer Science

What Does "Clean" Mean?

When working in the trenches of school science laboratories, one can't help but notice the myriad of procedures (or lack thereof) used when it comes to the "cleaning" of personal protective equipment for eyes: e.g. safety glasses and goggles. The word "clean" means different things to different people. It can run the spectrum. To some it means safety eyewear is to be washed once a semester or year if that often. To another, it means following strict legal safety standards and/or professional best practices on every instance of use. Read more...