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Eye Safety on the Job: Be Safe with Glasses, Goggles, Face Shields, and Helmets

Day in and day out, hundreds of workers require medical treatment for job-related eye injuries. The dust, staples, nails, wood chips, and other dangerous objects found in many workplaces can abrade and strike workers' eyes when not protected by proper eyewear. And chemicals and infectious diseases can harm workers in specific careers.

Wearing proper eye protection on the job could prevent thousands of eye injuries every year. In fact, 90 percent of eye injuries can be prevented through the use of proper protective eyewear. The following infographic details potential hazards of–and the right protection for—some of the jobs most vulnerable to eye injuries.

Eye Safety on the Job: Be Safe with Glasses, Goggles, Face Shields, and Helmets

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