Month: June 2017

AirSoft and Paintball Increase Eye in Eye Injuries | ToolFreak

Airsoft, paintballing and eye protection How much damage can one small pellet do? How much damage can paint do? Quite a lot it would seem, as a recent study in the United States has found. Experts at Baltimore University have recently reported that eye injuries in paintball account for 10% of all sporting eye injuries, […]

Prevent Eye Injuries in the workplace | ToolFreak

How to Prevent Eye Injuries in a Hazardous Workplace Most workplace eye injuries occur where safety eyewear isn’t required, or left up to the individual to decide if they’ll wear it. Many of those injured on the job didn’t think they needed to wear safety glasses or protective gear, or were wearing eyewear that didn’t […]

The Dangers of Eye Injuries | Safety Glasses

Severed optic nerves, ocular melanoma, detached retinas, pterygia, orbital fractures…these are some of the catastrophic injuries and diseases that occur when people don’t wear eye protection. In the United States, 600,000 sports-related eye injuries occurred in 2010, with 42,000 of them needing expensive emergency room care. For the workplace, each day, approximately 2,000 U.S. workers […]

Choosing the right Safety Glasses | Toolfreak

Safety Glasses: Choosing the Right Goggles and Eyeshields Eye Protection: Your essential guide to choosing. In the eyes of the law Under the terms of the 1992 Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations, eye and face protection must be worn in hazardous areas and employers are required to provide suitable eye protection to employees who […]