The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 55th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 56th Legislature, 1st Regular Session, which convenes in January 2023.
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A. Every student, teacher and visitor in public and private schools, community colleges, colleges and universities shall wear appropriate eye protective ware while participating in or when observing vocational, technical, industrial arts, art or laboratory science activities involving exposure to:
1. Molten metals or other molten materials.
2. Cutting, shaping and grinding of materials.
3. Heat treatment, tempering or kiln firing of any metal or other materials.
4. Welding fabrication processes.
5. Explosive materials.
6. Caustic solutions.
7. Radioactive materials.
B. The governing board of every school district, the governing board of every community college district, the Arizona board of regents and every person maintaining a private or parochial school in this state shall equip schools within their jurisdiction with eye protective ware for use as required in this article.
C. Standards and rules for the enforcement of this article shall be prescribed by the governing board of every school district, the community college district governing board of each community college district and the Arizona board of regents.
D. Schools, community colleges, colleges and universities may receive and expend federal, state and local monies to provide eye protective devices.
E. For purposes of this article, "eye protective wear" means devices meeting the standards of the American national standards institute's standards for occupational and education eye protection, Z87.1-1989.