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The first step in preventing injury to the eyes in an industrial setting is to wear protective equipment. Many industrial workers have been able to prevent injury to their eyes this way.
Another tip to prevent eye injury in the workplace is to investigate hazardous areas or tasks. Certain chemicals have the potential to cause damage to the eyes. In these areas, goggles with a face shield can be worn, while plans are implemented to reduce the hazardous nature of an area.
The three top causes of eye injuries include welding accidents, tools or machinery entering the eye, and bonding agents splashing onto the face.
Therefore, by knowing which areas are more likely to be hazardous to your vision, adequate prevention methods can be adopted.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|