A face shield is a device that has a transparent window or visor supported in front of the face to shield the eyes and face. Health Canada advises organizations who are manufacturing face shields to consult some or all of the following standards throughout the design and testing stages:
- ANSI/ISEA Z.87.1 (2015) – American National Standard For Occupational And Educational Personal Eye And Face Protection Devices
- CSA Z94.3 (2020) – Eye and face protectors
- CSA Z94.3.1 (2016) – Guideline For Selection, Use, And Care Of Eye And Face Protectors
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