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When it comes to eye safety, there is still significant room for improvement. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 700,000 work-related eye injuries occur in the U.S. each year at an estimated total cost—direct and indirect costs—of $934 million annually. Most of these injuries could have been avoided. According to Prevent Blindness […]

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True cost of an eye injury

True Cost of an Eye Injury

Safety eyewear: It pays to protect workers up front There is no debate that our eyesight is invaluable: vision is a primary way humans experience the world, and without it, many jobs would prove impossible. The government has recognized the value of sight by passing legislation for workplace eye safety, and employers institute safety measures […]

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When No One Is Looking

Imagine for a moment that you are a safety professional employed by a construction or manufacturing firm. In response to rising injury rates, management decides to initiate one of two new safety programs. Here are the alternatives: Workers receive a single type of personal protective equipment, or PPE, and perfunctory training in its use. And […]

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