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Reducing Eye Injuries in the Workplace: A Study of Personal Protective Eyewear and Antifog

Independent research studies indicate fogging as a factor in safety eyewear usage. A review of results and recommendations.

How to Improve Workplace Eye Safety: 7 Simple Best-practice Tips

The CDC reports 2000 workplace eye injuries per day. Almost $4 billion in lost wages and productivity were the result in a recent year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Seen simple-to-institute tips from research studies and safety professionals could make an immediate and lasting impact.

Defog It™ Anti-Fog Tested, Proven By Massachusetts Firefighters

When clear vision can be the difference between life an death, fogged eyewear isn’t an option. No one knows that better than members of the Hopkinton, Massachusetts, Fire Department.

Defog It Anti-Fog Earns Tactical Officers Association member Tested and Approved Seal

“During the time of testing there were frequent temperature variations from below freezing to 60+ degrees.. At no time did I encounter the lenses fogging in these conditions."

Workers in Construction, Welding, HVAC, Woodworking Field Test Defog It

Members of the 750,000-person Handyman Club of America tested Defog It anti-fog towelettes for safety glasses, safety goggles, faceshields and eyeglasses. Club members, who include DIY-ers and professionals, put them to work on the jobsite and in their home workshops.

Choosing the Best Equipment Rental Company

Renting equipment instead of spending large amounts of capital to own the same thing is often justified by today’s tighter budgets, reduced workforce and wide variety of projects. There is a measurement tool available that can provide an accurate and quick way for customers to objectively evaluate and compare the abilities of different equipment rental companies.

Safety Program Contributes to Dramatic Reduction in Injuries

Avery Dennison purchased its Schwelm plant from a family-owned German company in 2001. Very few of their employees had a sense of safety awareness. The incident rate was high and there was no culture of safety within the organization. In 2005, Avery Dennison began training employees in Schwelm. Changes were soon apparent when employees discovered their decisive role in ensuring a successful safety program.

eLearning Case Study: Training and Development

Without a centralized training and development group to develop a global strategy Dresser-Rand relied on 637 training vendors worldwide. The company was spending an incredible amount of money and the learning was never measured. The Coastal eLearning System was rolled out and ”Dresser-Rand will benefit from a cost avoidance of approximately $1 million this year”.

Fired Up: Combustible Dust Explosive Issues

Combustible dust has been the culprit of deadly work-place blasts for decades, but it wasn’t until an explosion in 2008 that killed 14 people at the Imperial Sugar Refinery in Port Wentworth, Ga, that the issue began getting the attention it deserved. OSHA stepped in, reissuing its Combustible Dust National Emphasis Program and the industrial world became inundated with statistics, definitions and preventative measures.

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L-3 Saves Eight Employees

Since L-3 implemented the AED program in 2005, eight employees have been saved because an AED was on-site and people were trained to respond to someone in sudden cardiac arrest.