The following tips may help prevent burns
to the eye:
safety glasses, goggles, or face shields when working
with power tools or chemicals or when doing any activity that might cause an object
or substance to get into your eyes. If you work with hazardous chemicals that
could splash into your eyes, be aware of the proper procedure for flushing
out chemicals out, and know the location of the nearest shower or sink.
a mask or goggles designed for welding if you are welding or near someone else
who is welding.
ultraviolet (UV) light can be prevented by wearing
sunglasses that block ultraviolet (UV) rays and by wearing broad-brimmed hats.
Be aware that the eye can be injured from glare during boating, sunbathing, and
skiing. Use eye protection while under tanning lamps or when using tanning
booths. Laser pointers have not been shown to cause eye injury.