How to Protect Your Eyes from Particles and Splashes

This 3 minute safety training video covers: How to protect your eyes from injuries, how to prevent eye injuries, how to choose the right eye protection for the job, what are the different types of eye protection and its uses, how to protect your eyes from flying particles and splashes. Click here to watch the 15 minutes full length version.

The Full-Length Version is Available on DVD!

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.

Atlantic Training's training products on "Eye Safety in Construction Environments" provide employees with the information they need to recognize and avoid eye hazards that they can encounter on a job site.

All of the products... the new "Micro-Learning" and full-length online courses as well as the DVDs and interactive CD courses... discuss topics that are integral to employees' understanding of these issues.

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Video Transcript

Safety experts estimate that 90 percent of the eye injuries that occur on the job could be prevented just by wearing eye protection. To choose the eye protection that is appropriate for the work you do, you need to understand the eye hazards that you may encounter, and what types personal protective equipment (PPE) will shield you from those hazards most effectively. To protect your eyes from flying and falling objects, safety glasses are a simple but effective solutions. They can also help protect you from any eye hazards that you might bumped into. Safety glasses use shatter resistant lenses that are made of glass, plastic or polycarbonate.