Safety: Unsafe Assumptions, Part 1

Be familiar with eye safety.

Assumptions may save time, but they can prove disastrous. Here are some assumptions that can leave you permanently blind.

  • “If you rub out something that’s in your eye, you’ll feel better.” Rubbing your eye is one way to drive a foreign object deep into the retina and permanently injure it.
  • “Safety glasses protect your eyes.” That’s a good assumption if safety glasses are the correct eye protection for the situation

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