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Eye protection is required by law and is vital to employee safety

Brammer employee describing eye wearAn eye injury is painful for the individual concerned and can result in the loss of eyesight. Injuries can also be expensive for organisations.

The minimum compensation level for the loss of sight in one eye is £100k. Many serious eye injuries are reported each year.

Good eye protection is required by law and is vital to employee safety.

Eye protection has evolved over the years. In terms of comfort, modern safety glasses can weigh as little as 18g. Comfort and user aids include:

  • Rubberised elements
  • Ventilation
  • Non-slip nose bridge
  • Inbuilt LEDs

There is also a variety of lenses available for different tasks:

  • Clear lenses for standard protection
  • Anti-glare amber lenses which are good for low-light situations
  • Grey lenses with inbuilt sun-filter
  • Impact protection
  • A range of other lens colours are available

 

Rani Dhillon of Brammer Plc gives an introduction to the types of eye protection available:

Good eye protection is required by law and is vital to employee safety.

Brammer supplies a wide range of eye protection products to Europe and beyond.

Useful links

A short guide to the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992

 

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