From my first shop teacher to my last , all have stressed the importance of wearing eye protection in the shop. Applying tools to materials inevitably create flying shards with unpredictable trajectories. So how is it that woodpeckers, who have a tool at the end of their face that they slam into trees up to 12,000 times a day, never wear safety goggles, yet never seem to turn up at the ER with a scratched cornea and sheepish excuses?

Source: How Woodpeckers, Polar Bears and Camels All Naturally Achieve Eye Protection

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