Tips for Workplace Eye Wellness Month

  1. Look carefully at plant operations, work areas, access routes, and equipment. Study injury patterns to see where accidents are occurring.
  2. Conduct regular vision testing, as uncorrected vision can cause accidents.
  3. Select protective eyewear based on specific duties or hazards.
  4. Establish a mandatory eye protection program in all operation areas.
  5. Have eyewear fitted by a professional.
  6. Establish first-aid procedures for eye injuries, and make eyewash stations available, especially where chemicals are in use.
  7. Make eye safety part of your employee training and new hire orientation.