What You Need To Know About…Starting a Safety Business

Walker, Christie
November 2006
LabTalk;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 34 Issue 154, p38
Trade Publication
This article offers ideas in staring a safety eyewear business. It is important to understand why customers need a safety program. Objectives of a safety eyewear program include protecting the eyes of employees and reduction of medical and operating expenses. It is beneficial to look for local manufacturers that may represent opportunities for providing safety eyewear.


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