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Wearing Protective Eyewear Outside the Workplace

Can you wear protective eyewear around the house, or at least when you are working around the house?

Believe it or not, approximately one million eye injuries occur each year in the United States. And according to the US Eye Injury Registry , 43% occur within the home. Here’s a chart from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (www.aao.org) that encapsulates homeinjury scenarios and offers suggestions on prevention.

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Building A Culture Of Safety

Imagine for a moment that you are a safety professional employed by a construction or manufacturing firm. In response to rising injury rates, the management decides to initiate one of two new safety programs. Here are the alternatives:

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Understanding U.S. Government Regulations

On December 29th, 1970, President Richard Nixon signed the Occupational Safety and Health Act. This landmark bill created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, a regulatory body whose mission is to prevent work-related injuries and illnesses by creating and enforcing standards for workplace safety and health, including directed references to standards for Personal […]

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What is the most common complaint workers have about safety eyewear?

Eye Safety Survey Results: What is the most common complaint workers have about safety eyewear?

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Safety Eyewear and Emergency Eyewash: Prevention and Preparation Matter

Non-compliance with protective eyewear and emergency eyewash safety standards is still a serious issue in the workplace, resulting in worker injury and hours of lost productivity. For a worker who partially or completely loses his or her sight, the personal cost of an eye injury is immeasurable in terms of a diminished quality of life, […]

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Eye Safety Survey Results: How Often Do You Replace Safety Eyewear For Your Workers

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