Employers warned of duty of care towards employee eyesight

Drop in eyecare claims says Health Shield

John Brazier
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Employers warned of duty of care towards employee eyesight

As claims for eyecare drop during lockdown, increased screen time is blamed for deteriorating eye health among employees

Health Shield Friendly Society was warned employers of their duty of care towards their employee's eyesight as new research indicates that prolonged screen time during Covid lockdown is causing significant damage. Recent research carried out by opticians Specsavers found that four out of 10 adults claiming that their eyesight had grown worse since the start of the Covid pandemic, while a study by Fight for Sight found 38% have seen a negative impact on their eyesight due to increased screen time...

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