I just couldn't come up with a way to turn this into a "What the Rabbit Heard".
After having been out on the floor for probably 15 minutes, covering three strain gauges with a butyl rubber coating (quite fun) and chatting with the test engineers and the shop guy who were showing me how to do this and actually doing the work...
"I'm not wearing my safety goggles"
*head for door*
"Yeah, good call"