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Aug 7th 2013

The Three Most Important Mold Cleanup Safety Precautions

Mold doesn't need much to get started. Supplied with a little moisture and some warmth it's very hard to completely eradicate once it gets started. In situations where there are large areas of mold, or when flooding or plumbing problems have occurred, it's important to follow recommended safety procedures while completing your work. There are a few basic precautions everyone workin … read more
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Jun 17th 2013

Why Your Employees Don't Wear Their Safety Glasses

We all know the best type of safety gear is the kind workers want to wear. There are piles of brightly colored vests and harnesses and hard plastic safety glasses in shops across America that don't fit comfortably and doesn't get used. They pinch, or they bind, or just look ridiculous. Certainly that has been the case with safety eyewear over the years. Some of the old safety eye protection are … read more
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Mar 4th 2013

Sealed Eyewear Represent the Newest Wave in Eye Protection

There are still plenty of dirty jobs across America. Particles are flying and working men and women are exposed to them every day. Luckily eye protection for these folks is keeping pace with the times. A new category of eyewear has emerged that finds fans in heavy manufacturing and oil & gas production. Suppliers call it "sealed eyewear" and it's bridging the gap between safety glasses and stan … read more
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Oct 10th 2012

What are the Best Goggles for Women and Kids?

Working at a safety company, I find myself using the gear we stock in non-traditional ways. And I often need to outfit people with smaller face and hands. Luckily gloves often come in a variety of sizes these days. But for folks looking for safety goggles to fit different sized faces, the choices aren't so broad. This past weekend a group of dads and sons headed to the hills for … read more
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Aug 20th 2012

Burning Man Goggles: What are the Best dust Goggles for Burning Man?

Last year wind blew the fine Playa dust everywhere. Goggles that keep dust out, but still allow airflow to keep them from fogging are the overall best option. This category of eye protection is called Sealed eyewear and is relatively new category in the eye safety pantheon. It generally refers to a style of hybrid glasses/goggles. They often have foam around the lenses to create a better fac … read more
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Goggles and Face Shield That Work Over Prescription Glasses?
Jul 30th 2012

Goggles and Face Shield That Work Over Prescription Glasses?

There is a lot to like about the Capstone Goggles with Combination Face Shield from Pyramex Eyewear. For one thing, it gets rid of the need for secondary eye protection which is required when you are wearing a regular face shield. It's lightweight and comfortable to wear. And it makes you look a little like Jason from Friday the 13th. But when I was watching their video about this new produc … read more
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Jul 25th 2012

Eye Protection is Looking Better Than Ever

When my dad worked he'd wear safety glasses. I'd find them behind the seat of his El Camino on the weekends. They were the standard issue  glasses that made him look like he might work in a laboratory instead of at a sign manufacturing yard. They were square, uncomfortable, fogged up quickly, and were not something you'd be caught dead wearing outside of work unless you forgot them in y … read more