Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes at Work

Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes at Work

Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes at Work

Wear appropriate safety gear

(HealthDay News) -- Eye injuries are common in the workplace, particularly in environments exposed to projectiles, inclement weather or chemicals.

The American Optometric Association says you can protect your eyes by:

  • Understanding eye dangers in your work environment.
  • Using work screens, machine guards and engineering controls.
  • Protecting your eyes with appropriate safety gear.
  • Replacing eye protection if damaged, and making sure it's in good condition.
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