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released: 31 May 1999 author: Moller J, Bordeaux S, AIHW National Injury Surveillance Unit

Examines eye injuries in the workplace occurring while wearing recommended and approved eye protection. Information was collected on the nature and pattern of injury, the task being undertaken, and the type and fit of eyewear used. A purpose-built measurement device was used to measure the shape of the faces of the injured workers and gaps around the eyewear were measured using digital photography.

Cat. no. AIHW 6404; 21pp.; Internet only

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Recommended citation

Moller J, Bordeaux S, AIHW National Injury Surveillance Unit 1999. Eye injuries in the workplace occurring while wearing recommended and approved eye protection. Cat. no. AIHW 6404. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 26 July 2017 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442467044>.

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