According to Prevent Blindness America, more than 2,000 eye injuries occur each day while people are at work. Of these injuries, 10% result in missed days of work and of those injuries, 10 to 20% will cause temporary or permanent blindness. However, almost 90% of these injuries could have been prevented by wearing the appropriate eye protection while on the job.
Causes of Eye Injuries
Eye injuries can result from a variety of causes:
Protection Against Eye Injuries
To protect your eyes from injuries while at work, consider the following recommendations: