March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Updated: Mar 1

Although many people do not consider it, the workplace can be a dangerous place for your eyes without the proper protection. According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), about 2,000 people experience a workplace eye injury that requires medical care every day in the United States. These injuries are sustained through small materials scraping or penetrating the eye and through chemical or thermal burns. Injuries such as these can be prevented by wearing proper eye protection when working in environments that can be hazardous to your eyes.

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