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Eye Safety Safety Meeting Series

Eye Safety Safety Meeting Series

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Eye Safety Safety Meeting Series

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    1. Eye Safety Safety Meeting Series Introduce topic. Distribute participant copies of all material. Introduce self. Review housekeeping details Washrooms location, beverage location/details, etc. Get up, move around, stay/go as needed Emergency procedures Ask questions throughout the presentation Breaks & End-time Facilitate introduction of participants. Invite participant to state: Name Organization One thing they are hoping to learn/increase their understanding of today Capture participants learning goals on flipchart. Give feedback regarding which will be addressed today and which we may have to follow-up with etc. (manage expectations) Introduce topic. Distribute participant copies of all material. Introduce self. Review housekeeping details Washrooms location, beverage location/details, etc. Get up, move around, stay/go as needed Emergency procedures Ask questions throughout the presentation Breaks & End-time Facilitate introduction of participants. Invite participant to state: Name Organization One thing they are hoping to learn/increase their understanding of today Capture participants learning goals on flipchart. Give feedback regarding which will be addressed today and which we may have to follow-up with etc. (manage expectations)

    2. Eye Safety In Ontario, lost time claims are staggering when you think that most, if not all, are preventable

    3. The Eye

    4. Causes of Eye Injuries Flying objects, such as bits of metal, glass, stone or wood Unsafe handling of tools Chemical splashes Pipes and wires out of walls Objects hanging from the ceiling

    5. Responsibilities Workers Always practice safe work procedures Report unsafe conditions Wear proper protective equipment Supervisors Take every precaution reasonable Inform workers of eye injury hazards Ensure workers work safely

    6. Responsibilities Employers Take every precaution reasonable Make equipment safe, used properly and maintained Inform workers and supervisors of eye injury hazards in the workplace Ensure proper procedures are followed Provide information and instruction, so that jobs are done safely

    7. Controlling Eye Hazards Engineering controls Shields, barriers and guards for high velocity flying object Vacuums and exhaust systems for lighter particles Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Safety glasses (prescription/non-prescription) Goggles / face shields Full face respirators

    8. Excuses for not wearing PPE Im in a hurry (It will only take a few seconds) I left them at my work station They distort my vision Theyre uncomfortable, hot, they fog up Ive worked here 25 years without an injury, I dont need them I look like a geek when I wear them

    9. Protect yourself Dont let this happen to you!