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  • Any job that involves airborne particles or hazardous substances carries a risk of eye injury.
  • Handling chemicals under high pressure or managing a strap under tension, which may suddenly release, are added risks.
  • Wearing eye protection appropriate for the task can significantly reduce the risk of injury.
  • Organisations such as RANZCO, Optometry Australia and WorkSafe Victoria can offer information and advice on appropriate eye protection for the workplace and practices to reduce the risk of eye injuries.

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Reviewed on: 05-06-2023