Link to a NIOSH Fact Sheet for emergency response and disaster recovery workers how to help prevent eye injuries. Includes additional links on the NIOSH website for a toolbox talk, checklist and information for eye protection for infection control.
Eye injuries are a common problem in construction. This fact sheet by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH, which is part of the CDC, tells emergency response and disaster recovery workers how to help prevent eye injuries. The fact sheet covers such hazards as dust, concrete, metal particles, falling debris, smoke, chemicals, welding light, thermal hazards, and bloodborne pathogens. Other topics include safety glasses/goggles and respirator use with eye protection.