Vision Conservation and Readiness

Index of Articles

Last Updated: April 22, 2019

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1. Tri-Service Vision Conservation and Readiness Division
  •  Information regarding our division and how to contract us.
2. Vision Conservation and Readiness Home Page
  •  This is the primary source page for the Tri-Service Vision Conservation and Readiness Division with links to training, resources, data and support.
3. Local Vision Conservation and Readiness Program (VCRP)
  1.  Local VCR Program Resources, Policy and Doctrine - Information regarding the laws, DoD and individual Service policy and other references related to Vision Conservation and Readiness.
  2. Local VCRP Guidance - Information regarding setting up and maintaining local Vision Conservation and Readiness Programs, reporting requirements and how to get assistance from the Tri-Service Vision Conservation and Readiness Division at the Army Public Health Center.
  3. Local VCRP Reporting Requirements - Information regarding reporting requirements for local VCR Programs.
  4. Local VCRP Requirements - Information regarding local VCR Program established requirements based upon related federal, National Consensus Standards, DoD, and Service specific laws, policy, doctrine, instructions and regulations.
  5. Site Survey Requirements - Information regarding requirements for site surveys and considerations regarding occupational vision when performing one.
4. Medical Services and First Aid for Eye Injuries
  • Information regarding the requirements for available medical services and first aid for eye injuries.
5. Medical Services and First Aid for Eye Injuries - Emergency Eyewash and Shower Equipment
  • Information on the requirements, types and testing requirements for emergency shower, eye wash stations, and other types of eye irrigation supplies.
6. Military Vision Readiness           

  •      Information regarding the establishment of Vision Readiness in the military and current Service requirements      
7. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  1. PPE - Eye Protection Overview - Information regarding eye protection requirements at work, civilian and military, and recommendations for at home and during recreation.
  2. PPE - Eye Protection Types - Information regarding the types of eye protection available for use at work, at home and during recreational activities.
  3. PPE - Hazard Assessment For - Tips for utilizing worksite hazard assessments to determine the need and selection of the appropriate PPE
  4.  PPE - Military Eye Protection - Information regarding PPE available for military personnel and deploying civilians.      
8. TSVCR Active Duty Eye Injury Report Summaries
  • The report summaries present a quick visual overview of eye injury rate trends across 11 groups of eye injuries by Service with links to AFHSB and MSMR.
9. TSVCR Division History
  • A historical timeline of the Tri-Service Vision Conservation and Readiness Division.
10. VCR Instruction Available
  • Information about available Vision Conservation and Readiness instruction.
  • VCR Online Training Disclaimer - The online training currently available in not approved for CE credit. To still take it, you must agree to these terms before proceeding.
11. VCR Products Available
  • Links to vision related information products, cards, posters, fact sheets, the VCR Quarterly newsletter, the Eye Injury Report and other vision related support materials.
12. VCR Topics - Lasers and Non-ionizing Radiation
  • Information regarding laser and other nonionizing radiation hazards as they relate to vision conservation including surveillance and injury requirements.
13. VCR Topics - Visual Performance Optimization
  • Information on what is meant when discussing visual performance optimization.

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