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Eye injuries

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Eye Injuries in the Workplace | myVMC

Eye injuries in the workplace: There are a range of agents found in workplaces that can cause eye diseases, disorders or injuries. While many of these agents are often also found in everyday living environments, exposure at dangerous levels is most likely to occur in the workplace.

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Eye injury something in your eye | National Centre for Farmer Health

Eye injuries can occur when flying particles lodge in your eye. Some common examples include wood chips, metal filings, dust, insects and grain. Read more..

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Fireworks injury - NT.GOV.AU

Burn injury, eye injury and fireworks safety, including sparklers and dud fireworks.

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Eye injuries - foreign body in the eye - Better Health Channel

Don't try to remove a foreign body from your eye - go to your doctor or hospital emergency department for help.

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Eye injury flash burns | National Centre for Farmer Health

Flash burns occur when the cornea (the clear tissue that covers your eyes) has been exposed to ultraviolet light. Flash burns are like sunburn in the eye. Read more...

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Eye injuries - chemical burns - Better Health Channel

Always wear safety goggles or a face shield when handling liquid or powder chemicals.

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Eyes - flash burns - Better Health Channel

Flash burns are like sunburn in the eye and can affect both your eyes. Find out more.

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Ophthalmologist: parents & kids guide | Raising Children Network

An ophthalmologist can help your child if your child has had an injury to his eyes or it looks like he has an eye problem or eye disease. Find out more.

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Black eye: children and teenagers | Raising Children Network

A black eye can happen if your child has a bump to the eye area. Treat black eyes at home with an ice-pack, but also have a doctor check your childs eye.

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Head and spinal injuries first aid - Better Health Channel

Head injuries can be serious and require urgent medical attention. A hard blow to the head from a fall, knock or assault can injure the brain, even when there are no visible signs of trauma to the scalp or face. Symptoms of serious head injury include wounds, altered consciousness, clear fluid leaking from the eyes or nose, black eyes or bruises behind the ears, vision changes, nausea and vomiting.

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