Business:   Yuppie Puppy Studios
Evaluated Hazard:  EYE & FACE Protection
Studio Master: L. Richard Neely - GROOMOLOGIST®
Areas Inspected:   Studios A,B, & C - Classroom
Date Inspected:   Aug  21,  2016
Job Assignment Evaluated: Use of High Velocity Blow Dryers, Work area "Floating Dust" particles - (animal dander & hair) Bathing Procedures - water splashes contaminated with debris and animal/parasite Feces (blood). Applying dog pesticide chemical dips, shampoos, conditioners and product powders etc. Mixing & measuring cleaning solutions, liquid sanitizers, spray disinfectants. 
Name of Evaluator:  L. R. Neely - GROOMOLOGIST®
I certify that on the above date I performed a hazard assessment of the above Evaluated Hazards.

This document constitutes the certification of that hazard assessment. I understand that this document facilitates compliance to the hazard assessment requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.132(d)(2).
In addition, proper PPE selection, fitting, utilization and communication with the undersigned employee has been accomplished in accordance with other requirements of Subpart I.
Certifier Signature:   Lawrence Neely                                  Date: Aug 21, 2016
Appropriate eye and face protection, such as safety glasses, goggles, and face shields, must be used to protect against the hazards associated with flying particles, liquid cleaning solutions, acids and caustic powders, chemical reactions causing gases and vapors.
Job Questionnaire
Hazardous Activities
Required PPE
Do employees perform tasks, or work near employees who perform tasks, that might produce airborne dust or flying particles?
Use of High Velocity Blow Dryer used to blow debris and water from dogs hair, coat and body.  
Safety glasses with side-shields
Do employees perform tasks, or work near employees who perform tasks, that might produce waterborne particle splashes or encounter blood splashes?
Bathing dog with pressurized water sprayer to loosen dirt and debris during shampoo bath. Bather may encounter water splashes contaminated with debris and animal/parasite blood.
Safety glasses with side shields or a full face shield.
Do employees handle, or work near employees who handle hazardous liquids, chemicals, or product materials ?
Pouring or mixing and applying dog pesticide chemical dips, shampoos, conditioners and product powders or Cleaning, with sanitizers, disinfectant solutions. 
Safety glasses with side shields or Chemical goggles or a full face shield
Are employees' eyes exposed to other potential physical irritants or hazards  ?
Dog dander and hair   particles that become suspended in air resulting from brushing and air flow movers (H.V. dryers). 
Safety glasses with side shields
Recommended Protectors
Contaminated water splashes
Safety Glasses or Face Shield
Shampoo & Dip
Splashing from flea & tick and medicated treatment shampoos
Safety Glasses -  full face shield for dogs insisting on off shaking.
Use of High Velocity Dryers
Flying particles
Goggles, safety glasses with side shields or face shield
Toe Nail Cutting and/or Grinding
Flying particles, nail dust and possible caustic powders used to clot blood - resulting from quicking a nail
Safety glasses
Floating coat debris & hair particles
Safety glasses with side shields
Facility Cleaning Solutions
Q. Can Contact Lens be warn if safety glasses are also warn.
A. No,  Yuppie Puppy Studios and it's GROOMOLOGY®  Safety Policy does not allow Studio employees to wear contact lenses.
Note: Once Optometrist and Ophthalmologists understand the hazards in the pet-grooming environment and that some procedures and products used in the pet grooming occupation may cause wearing contacts lenses to be a risk to the eye; more will agree with our policy.
Part 2. TRAINING GUIDE - Employees must be trained to know the following:
Q. Why eye protection is necessary:

A. Listed above are job hazards that require eye protection. The Protective Equipment section of the chart describes the required PPE equipment for the task hazards.
Q. How eye protection protects the wearer:

A. The use of ANSI approved safety glasses with side shields are designed to protect against airborne particles that may enter and rupture the eyeball.
Q. What the limitations of the eye protection are:

A. Safety glasses will not stop all projectiles and may not catch dust or liquid splashes. Using chemical or safety goggles or face shields offer better protection against some of these exposures.
Q. When eye or face protection must be worn:

A. Protection must be worn when there is a potential for injury to the eyes or face from flying particles, liquid chemicals, product vapors, or cleaning solution gases, or any combination of the above.
Q. What proper procedure is for putting the protective eyewear on for comfortable and effective fit:

A. Protective eyewear must fit closely to the eye and/or face to prevent particle entry into the eyes. They must be tight enough not to fall off but must be comfortable. Protection should be adjusted to provide maximum protection to the areas being protected. Goggles can be worn over glasses and can be vented or non-vented. Proper eye protection should always be utilized.
Q. How signs of wear identified are:

A. When eye protection becomes chipped, scratched, or scraped, or there is a loss of elasticity or fraying of headbands, it should be replaced. Pits or scratches may effect the impact resistance of the lens or the frame. Wearers should inspect eye and face protection before wearing and replace any defective equipment.
Q. How safety eyewear may be cleaned and disinfected:

A. Eye and face protection should be kept clean based on the manufacturer's recommended instructions. Lenses of the eye protection must be kept clean. Daily inspection and cleaning of eye protection with soap and warm water or with a cleaning solution and tissue is recommended.
Personal Protective Equipment Assessment and Training
·1.  What PPE must be worn in this work place
·2.  When PPE must be worn
·3.  How to inspect PPE for wear and damage
·4.  How to put on, make fit, and take off PPE
·5.  What the limitations of the PPE are
·6.  How to properly store and clean PPE
·7.  How to properly dispose of the PPE
I have been afforded the opportunity to ask questions about the use of PPE and I have had a "hands on" exercise using the appropriate and necessary PPE properly.

Employee's Name:
Employee's Signature:
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Up Dated: 2016
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Eye & Face Protection Assessments & Certification
Location: 516 Harwell Street, Burkburnett, TX 76354
Owner/Manager: Pamela Neely - GROOMOLOGIST®
Goggles, safety glasses with side shields
I have received and understand the material presented concerning a job hazard assessment and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements for this job assignment. My training included a discussion period covering the following points: