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June is Home Safety Month

Off the job injuries cost more than on the job injuries.  While employers may not pay directly when an employee sustains an off the job injury, they pay indirectly when an employee loses work due to an injury or is … Continue reading

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Preventing Eye Injuries when Welding

OSHA has published a new fact sheet on eye protection during welding operations in the shipyard industry, but it really applies to any industry.  Here is the OSHA news release and a link to the fact sheet (which has useful … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Protect your eyes from UV rays

Whether in sun or in shade, in summer or winter, you should protect your eyes from harmful UV rays.  Polycarbonate lenses, which safety glasses are usually made out of, absorb almost 100% UV rays.  Glasses that wrap around and have … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Lawn Mowing

Whether at work or at home, when mowing the lawn where eye protection and closed toe, sturdy footwear.   The most common injuries are eye injuries from debris flying up and foot injuries from mower blades. For more information on this … Continue reading

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Personal Protective Equipment: Safety Eyewear

July is Eye Injury Prevention Month.  Whether at work or at home, it is important to protect your eyes, and remind family members and co-workers to do the same. Some examples of when protective eyewear should be worn is when … Continue reading

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