Tag: Eye Safety

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Protect Your Eyes this 4th of July

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July 4, 2016, marks the 240th anniversary of the day in 1776 that the U.S. Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress. Every year, we put out our red, white, and blue and celebrate with parades, barbecues, and sweet apple pie. After a day of fun, nighttime settles in, and the colorful fireworks Read More »

Eye Injury Prevention Month: Ensure Your Safety

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Did you know? According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology more than one million people suffer from eye injuries each year. Of those, an astonishing 90 percent could have been prevented had the person been wearing appropriate protective eye wear. As we wrap up July, Eye Injury Prevention month, take the steps towards protecting those peepers Read More »

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New Year’s Eve Eye Safety

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There’s something special about the start of a new year. Make the most of your New Year’s Eve with these tips to help keep your peepers safe through all your festivities. Party Poppers Nothing says it’s a celebration quite like confetti. Even though party poppers may look harmless, don’t let their size fool you! These Read More »

Workplace Safety

Three Unexpected Workplaces Where Eye Safety Matters

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This blog was written in celebration of Eye Safety in the Workplace Month. When I think of occupations that should practice eye safety, the usual jobs that come to mind are construction workers, mechanics, and chemists. However, there is a longer list of occupations that require eyewear protection. According to the Federal Occupational Health, an Read More »

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Tips to Prevent Eye Injuries at Home

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Do you feel safest at home?  You may be surprised to know that 2.5 million eye injuries happen in and around the home. That accounts for almost half of all eye injuries! The good news: 90% of all eye injuries can be prevented by using proper eyewear and following safety instructions. Below are some tips Read More »

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Protect Your Eyes From Smoke

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This year’s fire season brings a higher than normal risk for wildfires. In an effort to encourage safety and precaution when dealing with fire and smoke, here are a few tips to protect your eyes. What to do when smoke hits your eyes: Rinse your eyes with clean water at least once a day or Read More »