Covered in this course
This training course is broken down into 4 sections
- 1 Risks and Hazards
- 2 Protecting Yourself
- 3 Accidents Happen
- 4 Identifying Risk and Managing Safety
We start by considering the different ways you can cause damage to your eyes. From chemical splashes to dust and debris – we take a look at where you are most at risk from each of these hazards and how they can cause an injury.
Here, we introduce you to the different kinds of eye protection available and see how they protect you from the various hazards you might face. Then we discuss lenses and filters, to see which ones are right for you.
No matter how well you protect yourself, sometimes things still go wrong. This section offers practical, first-aid advice for when accidents happen. It also looks at the long term damage that can affect your eyesight and how you can help prevent this.
Before you can deal with risks, you have to first find them all. This final section covers risk assessments, which are used by employers to identify risks to employees and ends by considering your responsibilities towards eye safety.
About this course
Eye injuries are probably more common than you think. In fact, over 2,000 people per day sustain injuries to their eyes! Whether that's through strain or from working without the correct PPE, it can always be prevented.
As your eyes are so delicate and cannot be easily fixed, it is essential that you know how to treat them in the healthiest way possible. This Eye Protection Training course was designed to tackle the risks of damage to the eyes, and reduce the chances of any vision-altering accidents.
Eye injuries are one of the most common non-fatal injuries in the workplace and as many as 90% of them could have been prevented by wearing the right eye protection. Learn how to keep your eyesight safe with our online Eye Protection Training course.
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Eye Protection Training certificate
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Each of our courses ends with a multiple-choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.
This Eye Protection Training course concludes with a 20 question multiple-choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questionnaires guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.
As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed anytime to reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.
What does my certificate include?
Your Eye Protection Training Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.
Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.
28 real user reviews
i learned some interesting details of some things I would not have thought about
Found this course to be exceptionally useful . For the first time ever, I've managed to persuade my husband to wear sunglasses, based on the information provided.
Excellent thank you
Found this a more relaxed way of learning a course at your own pace and a time that fits in with the students schedule.
Covered a lot of material
Covered a lot of material relatively quickly and still made it interesting
Informative and clear,
You only get one pair of eyes, they are precious so don't lose them.
Now know which eyewear suits which task
Definitely improved the depth of my knowledge on this topic. Would be confident now in selecting correct eye protection for a specific task.
I found this course to be very helpful
Why is this training important?
It's important that you comply with the law and know the ways in which it affects you and the way you work.
Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required for a lot of jobs. It is to reduce the chance of any accidents or incidents that occur to either you or somebody else. It is the employer's responsibility to provide the PPE, free of charge. However, it is down to the employee to know when they have to use it, and how they can use it.
Employers have duties concerning the provision and use of personal protective equipment (PPE) at work. PPE is equipment that will protect the user against health or safety risks at work.
The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HASAWA) is the legislation that covers how safe a workplace is and sets the standards of what safety precautions a workplace should put in place. This is to ensure minimal risk and to make sure there are as little accidents happening as possible.