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Guidelines For The Use of Contact Lenses at Work

This 1 minute safety training video covers: How do contact lenses work, what are the possible dangers of contact lenses, how to properly use contact lenses at work, when to use or wear contact lenses at work. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 15 minutes full length version.

The Full-Length Version is Available on DVD!

Atlantic Training’s "Eye Safety" Training Program provides employees with the information they need to recognize and avoid eye hazards that they can encounter in their workplace.

An estimated 24 million eye injuries occur in the U.S. each year. About 2,000 of them will occur today, and every day thereafter, while people are at work. All too many of them will cause the victim to lose some or all of their eyesight. But eye injuries can be prevented.

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Video Transcript

Tell your employer if you wear contact lenses. If eye hazards are present you may not be allowed to wear them at work. Dust and chemicals can be trap under contact to make an injury worst. If your job allows you to wear contact lenses remember that they do not protect your eyes from injuries, only approved eye protections can do that. Contact lenses may not be worn under a respirator. Protecting your eyes at work isn’t easy.