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March 20, 2010

Eye Safety: What You Need to Know

SMG SAFETY ADVISOR:
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, workplace eye injuries create a financial burden of more than $300 million annually in medical costs, workers' compensation and lost production time. That's why it's important to consider potential eye hazards when conducting a hazard analysis of every site and task, and to recognize the correct type of personal protective equipment (PPE) for each task.
The safety experts at Safety Management Group have identified five primary types of hazards that can lead to eye injuries and prepared an article that examines each and talks about theb est ways for workers to protect themselves. Read more here.

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