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Published By: Ergodyne
Published Date: Aug 31, 2016
Everyone loves a hero. It's natural to emulate those we admire on the athletic field, in public service, or in
our personal lives. Fans spend millions on replica jerseys for their favorite teams and players. “FDNY” tshirts were everywhere after 9/11. And movie stars? Well, they just have to wear something once to make it a must-have accessory. This is money willingly spent to make a statement, to belong, and to identify with those whom we respect.
Why should safety be any different?
Nobody wants to get hurt. Yet every year, tens of thousands of employees get injured at work, costing billions of dollars.1 One of the most common body parts to be injured on the job is the eye, costing employers an average of $1,463 per injury2 as well as having potentially lifelong consequences for the injured worker. Indeed, “eye injuries alone cost more than $300 million per year in lost production time, medical expenses, and worker compensation."
So why is it so hard to get workers to wear someth