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Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes

-- Eye protection may be required on the job, but don't forget to protect your eyes at home, too.

The U.S. National Safety Council says you should always wear protective eye gear when you:

  • Work on do-it-yourself projects around the house or on your car.
  • Cook with ingredients that could splash into the eye and cause burns or injury.
  • Work with chemicals such as pesticides, fertilizers, drain cleaners or cleaning sprays.
  • Play sports such as tennis, racquetball or baseball.
  • Do yard work, such as mowing the lawn, trimming plants or cutting weeds.
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Posted: September 2009