If you are an employer, you do not need us to tell you that your most important assets are your people and looking after them is paramount. When it comes to your employees’ eyes, that duty of care is even more critical.
Lengthy periods spent in front of a VDU without the appropriate eyewear can lead to headaches, fatigue and irritability, which can, in turn, lead to increased absenteeism and reduced productivity. That, combined with an increased likelihood of data input errors, is simply bad for business.
In line with the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992, it is incumbent upon any employer to ensure all employees who use a VDU for more than one hour each day receive “an appropriate eye and sight test before commencing work at a VDU and thereafter at regular intervals”.
At Silverberg Opticians, we’ve been carrying out corporate eye examinations for Liverpool and Merseyside businesses in line with this EC directive since its inception.
Not only do our corporate eye tests help ensure your business is operating within the health and safety guidelines, they give you all the benefits of a healthy and happy workforce.
We can provide you with a full report on the condition of your employees’ eyesight.