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HEAD AND FACE PROTECTION
Your head is
fragile and must be protected. A
minor injury to any other part of your body would probably be a serious injury
to your head.
A recent study of
motorcycle accidents revealed that there were three times more fatal or serious
head injuries in a state not requiring helmets.
construction industry more workers are killed each year from head injuries than
any other cause,. and falling objects are responsible for a great number of
It's no secret,
hard hats work, that's why OSHA and insurance companies insist that you wear
one. Isn't it amazing that with all
your brain power, you have to be forced into protecting it?
How about your
eyes? They're really delicate and
if you've ever had a minor eye injury, you surely remember the scary feeling of
wondering if it might result in a permanent injury or the loss of your sight.
Think about it, don't safety glasses make good sense?
No one really
likes to wear a respirator, but when you do, you can see how much dirt the
filter has trapped and be glad it's on the filter and not in your lungs.
that two million American workers suffer from some degree of hearing loss.
It happens so slowly that you don't notice the change.
Now HEAR this....Before it's too late, make it a practice to wear hearing
protection whenever needed and preserve your hearing.
Always remember to
give your head, eyes, ears and lungs the care they deserve -- It's tough to live
A clean job improves efficiency and quality, reduces material waste and prevents tripping, falls and fires.
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