Mechanical hazards: impact, dust, solid particles, grit
Consequences: corneal injury or perforation, tearing iris, cloudy lens.
Chemical hazards: droplets and liquid splashes, solvents, aerosols, acids, alkalis, cement, mortar, etc.
Consequences: corneal burn or turbidity, viral infection, acute conjunctivitis, ulcer.
Radioactive hazard: infrared, ultraviolet, laser, strong light
Consequences: Cataract, keratoconjunctivitis, retinal damage or burns, lens opacity.
Risk of electric shock: direct contact, arc caused by short circuit
Consequences: retinal burns, corneal damage (solid particles), lens damage.
High temperature hazard: high temperature liquid, molten material, flame
Consequences: Serious eye injuries, corneal clouding.
Wear eye and face protector to avoid 90% of eye accidents