How to Safely Treat Eye Injury
This 1 minute safety training video covers: What to do when something gets in your eyes, how to safely protect your eyes, safe procedure to follow when something gets in your eyes, how to safely treat an object that has embedded itself within the eye and importance of first aid kits.
In any work environment, there are hazard that needs to be watch out for. For example, say something gets in your eyes, you should try pulling the upper eyelid from the eyeball, this should cause the particle to drift down to the lower lid and simply remove the particle with sterile gauge or clean handkerchief. An object that has embedded itself within the eye needs to be treated differently, just touching it could dig it in deeper, instead calm the victim and gently place a paper cup over the injured eye. Wrap a bandage over both eyes, this will increase the likelihood of keeping the injured eyes still, remember both eyes works as a team whenever you look at something.