DuraLabel's Weekly Safety News

Blog Author Angelique Sanders

Weekly safety news. Stay in touch with regulations from OSHA, NFPA, and other safety codes. Find out about other companies' best and worst practices. We scour the internet to provide you with helpful training resources and the latest safety information.

Monday, December 09, 2013

World Safety News - Training Results In Fewer Eye Injuries

A regular feature summarizing workplace safety news.

We scan newspapers, magazines and the internet for safety news that isn't being reported elsewhere. The following are links to safety-related news and articles that came out during the past week. If you have international safety news, safety tips, or suggestions send them to: duralabelpro@gmail.com.

Safety Training In Nova Scotia Results In Fewer Eye Injuries

Training provided by the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), beginning two years ago, has resulted in a decrease in the number of eye injuries. An article in the Daily Business Buzz reports that:

"The 90-minute motivational workshop features real-life stories, emotional visuals, and interactive exercises. As a result of this training, 92 per cent of participants said they would support wearing eye protection in the workplace.  Heritage Gas has had zero eye-injury incidents since it began participating in this training two years ago and started requiring employees to wear protective eyewear at all times."

Read the article here.

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