eye protection


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eye protection

Goggles, face masks, or shatterproof glasses worn to prevent injury to the eye.

CAUTION!

Protective eye wear should be worn in surgery (and other health care settings where splashes or splatters are common), in many sports, and in most vocations or occupations where splinters, cinders, hooks, or other small objects may injure the cornea, lens, or ocular bulb.
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Eye protection is an absolute must in so many circumstances.
As an aside, it is interesting that as a result of the Pacific University testing, ASTM International (formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials) has found its standards for handball eye protection outdated and inadequate.
Ensuring eyewear is properly fitted and comfortable will encourage employees to wear eye protection more consistently.
"Nobody should be allowed to use these without appropriate eye protection."
Wearing eye protection or a hat with a visor when outdoors to keep particles and wind from getting into your eyes is a must, the report said.
Built in eyeglasses provide superior eye protection, achieving Grade B medium energy impact whereas standalone eyeglasses only offer Grade F low energy impact.
It was also cited for using a damaged ladder and exposing employees to falls from ladders, failing to provide eye protection and conduct regular inspections of worksite, materials and equipment.
Explaining the importance of protecting against blue light, Shamir said: "It is imperative that one of our main aims is to provide consumers with the correct eye protection for day-to-day life."
In addition to providing hearing protection for the team, Peltor Sport will also provide eye protection for athletes, coaches and officials.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (2008) reported that almost three out of five workplace eye injuries are due to not wearing appropriate eye protection--either not wearing eye protection at all, or wearing the wrong type of eye protection.
This includes washing hands before and after contact with patients, and wearing a mask, eye protection, gown and gloves when treating probable or confirmed MERS cases.
Uvex says its campaign aims to raise awareness of the importance of correctly-fitting safety eyewear, and highlights the dangers of not using, or of using inadequate, eye protection. Using the correct safety eyewear can prevent up to 90% of eye injuries in the workplace, so appropriate and well-fitting, comfortable eyewear not only ensures it is fit for purpose, but also helps increase all-important wearer compliance.