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8/27/11 Description Eye protection is intended to shield the wearer's eyes when exposed to eye or face hazards from flying particles, molten metal, liquid chemicals, acids or caustic liquids, chemical gases or vapors, or potentially injurious light radiation.
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8/27/11 Eye Protection In the construction industry it is necessary for employers to educate their workers about the importance of wearing the proper eye protection when on the job site.
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8/27/11 Statistics Over 11,000 construction workers miss work annually because of an eye injury; more than any other industry. l Around 85% of the eye injuries that occur on site are considered slight or less serious. l However, 5% of the eye
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8/27/11 Statistics Eye injuries represent 11% of all injuries in the construction industry today. l 80% of injuries occur because glasses were not being worn at the time of the accident. Hinze, J., J. N. Devenport, and G. Giang. (2006) “Analysis of Construction Worker Injuries That Do Not Result in Lost Time,” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Vol. 132, No. 3 March.
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The Statistics: Around 85% of the eye injuries that occur on the site are considered slight or less serious. l
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2011 for the course BCN 5737 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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