When’s the last time you did housekeeping in your workplace? We’re not talking about sweeping the floors, dusting and organizing your desk… We’re talking about creating and maintaining a safe work environment. Housekeeping in the workplace is crucial to preventing injuries and increasing productivity.
According to Prevent Blindness America, more than 2,000 eye injuries occur each day while people are at work. Of these injuries, 10% result in missed days of work and of those injuries, 10-20% will cause temporary or permanent blindness. However, almost 90% of these injuries could have been prevented by wearing the appropriate eye protection while on the job.