Hazardous Materials and Chemical Eye Injuries in the Workplace

2019-09-18T18:43:51-06:00Safety in Focus|

It is nearly universal that ocular exposures to harmful chemicals start with eyewashing. “The Solution to Pollution is Dilution” does apply when decontaminating the eyes. The length of time and endpoints to eye washing varies with each chemical. This often comes down to first considering whether the chemical is an acid or an alkali. Secondly a consideration of the strength of...