Infectious diseases can be transmitted through the mucus membranes of the eye as a result of direct exposure, such as blood splashes, touching the eyes with contaminated fingers, and other ways.
Taking care of your eyes should be serious business. Why not share the following resources with your coworkers or crew?
- Infectious Disease and First Aid toolbox talk, courtesy of NLCSA; and
- Short MP3 Vision Health Moment audio clip on infectious diseases, courtesy of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)