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Document ID (ISN)68990
CIS number 97-997
ISSN - Serial title 0141-8246 - Health and Safety at Work
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gates E.
Title Sight safe
Bibliographic information Dec. 1996, Vol.18, No.12, p.19-20. Illus.
Abstract Reports of occupational eye injuries in the United Kingdom are briefly reviewed and legal requirements for the provision and use of adequate eye protection are outlined. British and European performance standards for eye protection products are examined, and the responsibility of employers to enforce the use of eye protection is discussed. The role of insurance companies in terms of education and ensuring that employers comply with regulations is also highlighted.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; eye injuries; face and eye protection
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; safety spectacles; comment on standard; approval; comment on law; role of insurance institutions
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Face and eye protection