How to Get Your Eyes Protected at Work
Posted by PK Safety Team on Dec 12th 2016
Eye injuries are very common in a workplace. How do you protect your eyes? By wearing glasses, goggles, and face shields, depending on the type of work you are doing. Eyewear is important for safety because, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, three out of five accidents at work happened when the PPE was not worn at all or when the workers were wearing the wrong type of protection for the job. That is why it makes sense to consult a safety professional before making a purchase of eye protective equipment. Your trusted distributors can answer all your safety questions.
Honeywell Uvex® eyewear is a popular choice because it provides maximum protection, optimal comfort, and stylish design for people at work. The mechanical and optical properties of Uvex safety glasses are being continuously tested in the lab for quality improvement. The unique high-performance safety eyewear coating is made in-house by Uvex.
Why Do We Recommend Uvex Livewire™ Sealed Eyewear?
Uvex Livewire™ Sealed Eyewear includes matte grey frame glasses with two options of lens color: clear S2620XP, and grey S2621XP. Both are also available with an FR cloth headband.
These glasses are easily adaptable to individual head shapes while providing a personalized fit and a complete eye protection. Employees working in extreme conditions will benefit from the perfect fit and extra comfort. Possible applications include oil and gas, steel and metal, agriculture, construction, forestry, manufacturing, mining, municipal services.
The advantages of wearing these glasses are that they are 100% dielectric, lightweight, and scratch resistant. Anti-fog coating, interchangeability of arm temples and a head strap provide additional safety. The wraparound design creates a seal around the eyes. They meet OSHA, ANSI, and CSA requirements.
Here are four excellent options to choose from:
1. Uvex Livewire Glasses with Clear Lens
2. Uvex Livewire Glasses with Clear Lens and FR Cloth Headband
3. Uvex Livewire Glasses with Grey Lens
4. Uvex Livewire Glasses with Grey Lens and FR Cloth Headband
Want More Protection?
Uvex Turboshield headgear with a visor will get you covered. It provides an outstanding protection for your face and neck and a superior visibility due to its curved lens.
This unique product offers the reliable defense strong enough to protect you from safety hazards at work. The benefits of the shield are that it is easily adjustable and well-balanced. A simple push-button system allows for a fast shield replacement. A comfortable headband is ergonomically designed for the best fit. Other prominent features include a visor that slides back 7 in. improving balance and weight distribution, ergonomic adjustment knobs, and increased chin coverage. It meets OSHA, ANSI Z87.1-2010, and CSA Z94.3 face shield requirements. The headgear is ideal for manufacturing and utility workers exposed to falling and flying objects, airborne debris, impact, and splash. Faceshields provide secondary protection and must be worn with glasses or goggles.
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