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blue light exposure

Blue light | an emerging issue for workers

In recent times workers, particularly those that are desk-bound,  have become increasingly attentive to the influence and effects of blue light pollution and eye safety. Evidence points to a range of...

procedures for safely removing PPE like safety glasses, goggles, coveralls, respirators

Procedures and sequence for safely removing PPE

Incorrect procedures for donning or doffing personal protective equipment (PPE) including safety glasses/goggles, respirators, coveralls and safety gloves can cause exposure to hazardous materials...

safety eyewear mining mine workers

Safety eyewear in mining

Identifying why some mineworkers still fail to wear safety eyewear is a perplexing question. When people know and understand the risks of an eye injury but still won’t comply with policy or...

OPINION: What irks me about safety eyewear

When it comes to choosing safety eyewear there’s a so much in the market. Apart from the obvious compliance with the range of relevant standards like AS 1337, there is a range of important...

eye injury eye socket injury

Serious eye injury: fractured eye socket

An eye injury to a mine worker performing a routine task on a slurry pump has highlighted the need for effective safety processes and eye protection. According to a report from the mining regulator...