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§ 7-407. Eye protection for students and teachers

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducation

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Education (Refs & Annos)
Division II. Elementary and Secondary Education [Titles 2-9.5] (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Public Schools (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Health and Safety of Students (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Education, § 7-407
§ 7-407. Eye protection for students and teachers
Industrial quality eye protective device defined
(a) In this section, “industrial quality eye protective device” means a device that meets the standards of the American Standard Safety Code for Head, Eye, and Respiratory Protection, Z 2.1-1959, adopted by the American Standards Association, Incorporated.
Protective eye devices required in classrooms and laboratories
(b) Each student and teacher in a school or other educational institution shall be required to wear an industrial quality eye protective device at all times while working in:
(1) A career and technology classroom or laboratory that involves the use of or exposure to:
(i) Hot molten metal;
(ii) Milling, sawing, turning, shaping, cutting, or stamping of any solid material;
(iii) Heat treatment, tempering, or kiln firing of any metal or other material;
(iv) Gas or electric arc welding;
(v) Repair or servicing of any vehicle;
(vi) Any caustic or explosive material; or
(2) A chemical or combined chemical-physical laboratory that involves any caustic or explosive chemical or hot liquid or solid.
Purchase and sale of protective eye devices by school
(c)(1) The school may furnish industrial quality eye protective devices to its students and teachers and to any visitor to its classrooms or laboratories specified in subsection (b) of this section.
(2) The school may buy these protective eye devices in large quantities and sell them at cost to its students and teachers.


Added as Education § 7-405 by Acts 1978, c. 22, § 2, eff. July 1, 1978. Renumbered as Education § 7-407 by Acts 1996, c. 10, § 16, eff. April 9, 1996. Amended by Acts 1996, c. 77, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1996.
Formerly Art. 77, § 89.
MD Code, Education, § 7-407, MD EDUC § 7-407
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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