Thursday, May 24, 2012 8:54 PM
Sadly, a Bureau of Labor Statistics survey showed that nearly 3 out of 5 workers were not wearing eye protection at the time of the accident. A 2009 survey in the workplace asked the reasons for not wearing protective eyewear. All groups surveyed reported that comfort/fit or fogging, almost 9 of 10 reported accessibility or scratching, almost 6 of 10 cited style.
Thursday, May 24, 2012 2:00 PM
By Jodi Groh, Nanofilm and Jerry F. Daniels, North Georgia Safety Training Institute, LLC
At the work place and at home, when doing jobs around the house, personal eye protective equipment is essential. You know, and many have witnessed firsthand, that workers will avoid using protective equipment when it’s not mandated or when they feel they can escape the risks.