About 30% of all eye injuries occur in the domestic setting? DIY, car repairs and gardening have been shown to be a common cause of eye injury especially amongst males. Nearly all of these eye injuries can be prevented by taking the simple precaution of wearing suitable eye protection.
Suitable eye protection is that which is:
- designed for the particular task at hand,
- correctly fits the wearer, and
- complies with the relevant AS/NZS standards for that activity