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Observe eye safety in the laboratory this August

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, and while hopefully your laboratory staff aren’t children, they should know the protocols for eye protection when dealing with hazardous materials. American workers experience 2,000 eye-related injuries every day, a third of which require a trip to the emergency room. For those in a lab setting, constant handling and use of chemical and biological substances increases the likelihood of exposure and harm.

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