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(105 ILCS 115/1)
(from Ch. 122, par. 698.11)
Every student, teacher and visitor is required to wear an
industrial quality eye protective device when participating in or
observing any of the following courses in schools, colleges and
(a) vocational or industrial arts shops or
laboratories involving experience with the following: hot molten metals; milling, sawing, turning, shaping, cutting, grinding or stamping of any solid materials; heat treatment, tempering or kiln firing of any metal or other materials; gas or electric arc welding; repair or servicing of any vehicle; caustic or explosive materials;
(b) chemical or combined chemical-physical
laboratories involving caustic or explosive chemicals or hot liquids or solids.
Such devices may be furnished for all students and teachers, and
shall be furnished for all visitors to such classrooms and laboratories.
The State Board of Education
shall establish nationally accepted standards
for such devices.
(Source: P.A. 88-9.)