You probably value your independence. Getting into your car to drive yourself wherever you want to go, sitting down in the evening to read or watch television, or relaxing in front of your favorite computer game or websites are things you enjoy but maybe take for granted. Perhaps you take these luxuries for granted every day at work when you decide not to wear your protective eyewear.
When you hear that someone was injured working construction or manufacturing, you may not be surprised. Certain jobs carry much higher risks for injuries. However, no job is completely safe, and even the most sedentary occupations may pose hazards, even if you don't hear about them as often as tragedies on construction sites or in factories.