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face shield

[′fās ‚shēld]
(engineering)
A detachable wraparound guard fitted to a worker's helmet to protect the face from flying particles.
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The materials can be used as an integral face shield or as an add-on to strengthen existing face shields.
Peter Layde, co-director of the Injury Research Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, said face shields likely play some role in preventing injury, but helmets can also absorb blows to the side of the head and prevent fractures there from extending to the face.
He reaches for the face shield and discovers that the once clear plastic has become so pitted and abraded that it has a milky character.
The researchers also said that coaches or trainers should recommend strongly that football players with poor vision in one eye wear a face shield during all practices and games.
Researchers simulated the effects of blasts to an unprotected head, a head equipped with the Advanced Combat Helmet, and one with the ACH and an attached, polycarbonate face shield.
One way to prevent them could be adding a face shield to the helmet worn by military personnel.
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A new study has suggested that adding a face shield to the helmet worn by military personnel could help prevent blast induced head injuries.
The parents were asked which doctor (wearing face shield or surgical mask) their children would prefer to treat them.
I also wear a helmet with ear protection and a face shield on it.
And, while I was wearing goggles, I also needed a face shield to have prevented my injury.