Industrial Eye Injuries - common issues and prevention RSS

Workplace eye injuries are common in the United States despite record spending by American industrial companies. 350 million dollars are spent on protective eyewear every year in the US Consistent investment and enforcing PPE compliance in the workplace doesn’t seem to be enough. Approx. 300,000 workers in the US go to hospital with eye injuries each year. 270,000 of those injuries could have been prevented (90%) with proper PPE. The current cost of all those visits to the emergency room average out at around 300 million dollars. This has been calculated to include loss of productivity, medical bills and compensation...

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