Eye Safety in Construction Environments
Roughly 24 million eye injuries occur every year in the U.S., and of those, approximately 2,000 happen every day at work. Hazards to your eyes can be encountered anywhere you work, and particularly at construction sites, so it is important for you to both recognize and know how avoid eye injuries. This course shows you the safe work practices necessary to protect your vision while working in construction. This course explains a variety of eye hazards and how to prevent them. First up, is eyestrain. Depending on your work environment, there may be even more dangerous threats to your eyes. You may be confronted with flying debris, particles, splashes, and even radiation. The eye protection you should wear may vary by the work you do, so it is critical that you know which protection fits your needs. Utilize the information presented here and keep your eyes safe and healthy on the jobsite.