“Be Prepared” has been the Scout Motto for over 100 years. It means to be ready in both mind and body for the task at hand. For welding preparing the body means wearing the proper protective equipment. Whether a person is welding full time or if it is an occasional task it is vital to maintain the same levels of protection of the eyes and face. As Katie Twist-Rowlinson points out in Industrial Hygiene News, “no matter how infrequently welding operations are performed – or how briefly welding is conducted – it is essential to protect the eyes and face from the obvious and hidden dangers of welding.” As a welder, a non-welder that assists or works in the welding area, or a safety engineer/manager/supervisor, how are you preparing yourself and your co-workers to protect their vision?