A 19 May 2010 SafetyAtWorkBlog article commented on a new eye safety campaign by the Optometrists Association Australia. The eye safety brochure included several statistical references upon which clarification was sought.
A couple of quotes in question were:
“60% of all eye injuries happen in the workplace and about 95% of eye injuries are the result of carelessness and lack of attention.”
“Up to 48% of office workers suffer from computer-related eye fatigue and this rate appears to be increasing. Excessive computer use can cause eye strain and reduce productivity.” Continue reading “Eye injury campaign evidence clarified”