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Table 2 Workers’ awareness of seriousness of the following incidents as potential causes of eye injury or harm (scale 0–10)

From: Personal protective eyewear usage among industrial workers in small-scale enterprises

Type of work Median (range)
High temperatures/hot sparks injury 8 (4–10)
Fire or explosion 8 (2–9)
Welding fumes and gases injury 7 (0–9)
Bright light injury (UV light emitted during welding) 4.5 (1–8)
Sharp edges/ injury by metal objects 2 (0–6)
Hot tea injury 0 (0–0)
Vibration injury 0 (0–0)
  1. Data are presented as median (range)
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