Library Collections: Visual Still: Item Description

Poster showing sighted worker and blind man.
   Enlarge the image
This Image

Visual Still Information

Title: From A Skilled Workman To A Blind Beggar
From: Eye Accidents In Industries
Original caption: From a skilled workman to a blind beggar. He took a chance!

Largely because both employers and workmen take chances there are nearly 200,000 accidents to the eyes in the United States industries every year.

In one county in Ohio one eye is lost every eleven days.

Do you know the methods for reducing hazards in your industry or trade? Are you using them?
Creator: n/a
Date: November 1916
Format: n/a
Publication: Second Annual Report of the National Commitee for the Prevention of Blindness
Publisher: National Committee for the Prevention of Blindness, New York
Source: Mount Holyoke College Library
Location: p.26
Keywords: Accident; Advocacy; Blind; Health & Medicine; Industry; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Medicine & Science; Prevention; Public Health; Safety; Sensory Disability; Service Organizations; Social Welfare & Employment; Work
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy

Objects From This Artifact:
- Bad Lighting May Permanently Injure The Sight Of Workers (still)
- Eye Accidents In Industries (still)
- From A Skilled Workman To A Blind Beggar (still)
- Goggles Vs. Blindness (still)
- He May Get The Dirt Or Chip Out (still)
- Some Industrial Hazards To Eyesight (still)