What is Corporate Eyecare?
Corporate eyecare are eye tests that are performed on employees within the actual business premises of the employer. It allows employers to meet their health and safety regulations.
The concept is similar to our home eye testing service but we bring all our industry leading equipment at your workplace or chosen destination to provide a comprehensive eye test.
The Importance of Corporate Eyecare
Health and Safety regulations 1992 were introduced to protect employees from risks associated with the use of display screen equipment such as computers and laptops. This means that it is your company’s obligation to protect the welfare and health of your employees that use visual display units by providing eye tests and spectacles if needed.
Which Professions/Job roles will benefit from Corporate Eyecare?
1. Computer Users
Prolonged use of display screen equipment e.g laptops and computers can cause eye strain and headaches. Take a read of our previously written blog on display screen equipment.
Jobs that include prolonged use of display screen equipment:
- Data inputters
- Secretaries and clerical staff
- Graphic designers
- Web designers
The law states that all drivers must be able to read a number plate (with or without glasses) from 20 metres.
A recent survey found that one in four UK drivers have not had an eye test in 2 years and 4% of the drivers surveyed have never had an eye test.
There is no law which states that employers have to provide an eye test for commercial drivers but employers rightfully have a duty of care for the safety of the driver, passengers and other road users.
We have provided eye tests for the following :
- Coach and bus drivers
- Haulage vehicles
- Forklift drivers
3. Safety Eyewear
If your employees work in hazardous conditions or environments they may need protection from chemicals, dust, wind, sparks and other particulate matter.
We can provide eye tests as well as prescription safety glasses.
Professions that have benefitted from our service:
- Building site workers
- Factory workers
What are the Benefits of Corporate Eyecare?
A healthy employee is a productive employee. Your workforce employees are the most important resources to your business.
Benefits for the Employer:
- Duty of care to your employees
- You are following Health and Safety regulations 1992 for display screen equipment at work.
- Employees have a greater level of productivity. There is a reduction in time off due to ailments associated with visual display units such as migraines and eye strain.
Benefits for the Employee:
- An eye test can detect other health issues such as glaucoma, migraine and diabetes.
- Improved efficiency at work.
Why you should use Home Eyecare as your partner for Corporate Eyecare
We provide thorough eye testing with industry leading equipment and technology. We also bring the actual range of spectacles to your business premises. We provide spectacles that offer blue light protection against digital devices. We will also look at your posture and work station which will allow us to make recommendations for healthy working.
For more information about corporate eyecare contact us today and speak to one of our team members.