NEED SAFETY EYEWEAR?
Occupational Vision Care Program
Each year the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation
Board receives more than 3,500 reports of eye injuries.
The Saskatchewan Association of Optometrists’
Occupational Vision Care program goal is to eliminate
More than one hundred Saskatchewan companies
participate in the Occupational Vision Care program,
protecting the eyes of thousands of employees. Take
responsibility for your employees’ eye safety by
tailoring the program to meet your company’s safety
102 – 202 Wellman Crescent
Saskatoon, SK S7T 0J1
work in a
supported by a rich and detailed program
that includes the elements listed above.
Training is crucial. There are no circum-stances
under which an untrained work-er
should enter a confined space. Training,
support from management, legislation, pol-icies,
procedures and planning are in place
to ensure that all workers, including those
confronted with a confined space, are able
to return home at the end of the work day,
safely and soundly, into the arms of waiting
family and friends.
Jenn Miller is the curriculum development
coordinator for Occupational Safety Group
(OSG) in London, Ont. She has a Bachelor of
Arts degree in literature from the University
of Western Ontario and has more than
a decade of curriculum development
experience. She is responsible for creating
and editing various forms of health and
safety content for OSG. Her professional
goal at OSG is to make health and safety
information accessible so that workers
return home to loved ones each and every
day. For more information, visit www.osg.ca.
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