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    Dangers of getting paint in your eyes


    Do you need to find out more about the dangers of getting paint in your eyes? If so, read on. If you get oil-based paint in your eyes, you need to wash it away with clean water straight away and use a clean cloth to dry it. A warm compress can help you reduce discomfort, as can eye drops. If you fail to act quickly enough, you could experience a serious medical condition or even go blind. If there are large amounts of paint, poisoning can occur. When symptoms persist after you have taken these steps, you will need to see a medical professional.

    Learn about the dangers of getting paint in your eyes

    Getting paint in your eyes can be extremely dangerous. At Accident Advice Helpline, we have come to the assistance of many people who have got paint in their eyes through no fault of their own. We may be able to help you if you got paint in your eyes at work because you weren’t given the right kind of equipment to use or if you weren’t trained or instructed properly.

    Spray paints can be very dangerous and can cause various problems. We have helped a large number of people who have been injured whilst spraying or painting vehicles, furniture, buildings and more. The accident needs to have been someone else’s fault and you must have seen a medical professional after the event. We will work with you to collect as much evidence related to your accident as we need, such as medical reports, accident reports, witness contact details, photographs documenting your injuries and more. We have been in the personal injury claims business since 2000 and always do everything in our power to deliver the best possible outcome for our clients.

    Long-term health issues

    It’s the ingredients used to make spray paints that make them so hazardous. Spray paints feature various dangerous chemicals including volatile organic compounds. Aerosol burns are also common for people who work with paint, and long-term health problems can occur as a result of regular exposure to VOCs. These conditions include asthma, central nervous system damage, kidney damage, liver damage and some forms of cancer. If you have had an accident involving paint and believe someone else was responsible, call 0800 689 0500 (landline) or 0333 500 0993 (mobile) to find out what to do next.

    Date Published: May 11, 2017

    Author: Accident Advice

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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