Blows or Strikes to the Eye
Immediately after impact you must apply a cold compress while applying gentle pressure to keep the swelling down. If the pain in the eye persists or the victim complains of reduced vision then seek medical attention. Symptoms such as these are often the first signs of internal damage to the eye.
Cuts, Scratches and Punctures to the Eye
Unlike the other injuries mentioned here in this article, do not wash the eye out with an emergency eye wash for a cut, scratch and/or puncture. If the injury involved a puncture to the eye and the object is still lodged there then do not remove it and seek immediate medical attention. For injuries that involved cuts or sever scratches, use the lower lip of paper cup placed along the bottom of the eye to act as a shield.
The eye is one of the body’s most sensitive and vulnerable parts which are why the use of safety equipment is so important. By wearing the proper power washer safety equipment, you can greatly reduce your chances of sustaining any type of eye injury. But we all know accidents happen, no matter how prepared one might think they are. When an unfortunate incident arises, being prepared for a quick response time could be the difference between a minor and major eye injury.
The publisher of these pages is in no way responsible for any damage caused to you, your pressure washer, anyone else, your property, or anyone else's property by trying to implement or by successfully implementing the above-mentioned performance and services.