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November 29, 1924

Eye Hazards in Industrial Occupations.

JAMA. 1924;83(22):1789. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02660220065036

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Abstract

As stated in the foreward, this volume replaces the previous publication of the same title issued in 1917. It contains all the approved material of the former book with all that has developed in methods of prevention of eye accidents in the last few years. While Resnick and Carris prepared this book, they had the assistance of many organizations and individuals interested in this type of work. The first chapter takes up eye hazards of industry in a general way, calling attention to the fact that there are in this country 15,000 industrially blind persons and that the solution of the problem lies in legislation, education and organized accident prevention activities in industry. The second chapter deals with the nature and causes of eye injuries, pointing out the greater liability of accidents in the metal industries. The third chapter is devoted to the elimination of eye hazards by "engineering revision"

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