Duration: 30 Minutes

Eye injuries are probably more common than you think. In fact, over 2,000 people per day sustain injuries to their eyes!

Whether that’s through strain or from working without the correct PPE, it can always be prevented. As your eyes are so delicate and cannot be easily fixed, it is essential that you know how to treat them in the healthiest way possible.

Eye injuries are one of the most common non-fatal injuries in the workplace and as many as 90% of them could have been prevented by wearing the right eye protection.

This Eye Protection Training course was designed to tackle the risks of damage to the eyes and reduce the chances of any vision-altering accidents.

Eye Protection Training Course Contents

1. Risks and Hazards

We start by considering the different ways you can cause damage to your eyes. From chemical splashes to dust and debris – we take a look at where you are most at risk from each of these hazards and how they can cause an injury.

2. Protecting Yourself

Here, we introduce you to the different kinds of eye protection available and see how they protect you from the various hazards you might face. Then we discuss lenses and filters, to see which ones are right for you.

3. Accidents Happen

No matter how well you protect yourself, sometimes things still go wrong. This section offers practical, first-aid advice for when accidents happen. It also looks at the long term damage that can affect your eyesight and how you can help prevent this.

4. Identifying Risk and Managing Safety

Before you can deal with risks, you have to first find them all. This final section covers risk assessments, which are used by employers to identify risks to employees and ends by considering your responsibilities towards eye safety.

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Get in touch on 01206 363710 or info@helmsmanservices.co.uk to request a free trial.

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