Safety Eyewear - Various Areas of Use
Work place safety is not only law but it makes business and practical sense. The laws establish are designed to eliminate and reduce personal injuries and illnesses from occurring in the workplace. Each work environment is different so make sure to ask your safety coordinator specifics on your particular case.
As mentioned, specific work condition require specific personal protection equipment. But in general most safety products can be used in most industries.For example, a pharmaceutical tech and an industrial manufacturing work both have to protect their eyes from either sparks, dust, liquids or any other potentially dangerous particle that can injure their eyes. Safety glasses with a wider lens would be ideal for pharmaceutical workers due to its bigger lens and wrap around design. Another good protective eyewear for such industry would be Crews-Storm-Safety-Eyewear-With-Clear-Lens for its classic yet modern style. Crews Storm safety glasses are also available in a dark lens shade for outdoors. This feature makes the Crews Storm glasses also ideal for manufacturing or construction work. Some workers prefer or require safety goggles for their eye protection. Safety goggles come with added support in the form of elastic bands that hold the goggles in place. Uvex Futura Safety Goggles are one of the most trusted brands for eye and splash protection. Uvex Futura style gives it great appeal to all workers in different fields of work but it has also been used for outdoor sport like paintball, and motor cross to name a few. Its clean design and comfortable fit has made it the number one seller among other goggles. One question we get asked here at American Safety Associates is what is the difference between a regular sun glasses and safety glasses? Simply put, safety glasses are made with special lens that impact resistant. These lens are also applied to safety goggles as well as visors for face protection. There are safety standards set for safety glasses manufactures to meet when manufacturing their safety eyewear. ANSI Z87.1-2003 is the new standard they must meet which requires that the impact to the lens must be one or two impact levels ..which are Basic or High. Safety glasses that meet the High impact levels must have the Z87+ marked on the glasses frame.