Eye/Face

STUDSON Releases New Hot Weather Protection Accessories

April 12, 2024

Accessories help combat heat stress and provide sun obstruction STUDSON, a leader in above-the-neck personal protection innovation, released new accessories for industrial workers to help combat the effects of hot weather and sun. For protection against heat stress, STUDSON’s Cooling Helmet Liner with Nape and Cooling Towel will help keep workers cool on the job site, and…

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Eyewash Training Can Make the Difference

April 2, 2024

Save precious moments by emphasizing the buddy system during safety training. By: Maureen Paraventi The workplace you manage or supervise has hazardous chemicals on site, but you’ve made sure — based on a thorough risk assessment — that it also has a sufficient number of eyewashes and emergency showers in place. Additionally, you have them checked…

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Contact Lens Use in a Chemical Environment

March 4, 2024

Guidelines to help occupational safety and health professionals and employers implement a contact lens use policy. Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Current Intelligence Bulletin 59[1] Wearing contact lenses under some circumstances provides workers with a greater choice of eye and face protection (such as goggles or full-facepiece respirators without prescription inserts)…

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Protective Industrial Products, Inc. Acquires Scope Optics Pty Ltd

March 4, 2024

Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (“PIP®”), a global leader in personal protective equipment (PPE) including hand protection, above-the-neck protection, workwear and footwear, proudly announces that it has acquired Scope Optics Pty Ltd, headquartered in Keysborough, Victoria, Australia. PIP®, with a presence in over 35 locations worldwide, is a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners. Scope Optics,…

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ANSI/ISEA Z87.1-2020 – Standard for Safety Glasses: Eye & Face Protection

January 2, 2024

“Seeing potential hazards in the workplace significantly reduces the chances of recordable injuries. And, when employees wear proper eye protection, you’re that much closer to zero. That’s why Walman Optical Safety Eyewear uses advanced technology to manufacture and test every pair of prescription safety eyewear produced in our U.S. optical laboratories to adhere to ANSI…

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Bollé Safety Launches New Sustainable Development Report

December 13, 2023

Bollé Safety, the leading global brand in the PPE eyewear market with over 20 million wearers across the world, has unveiled the results of its latest ESG report. The business has made significant progress in recent months to future-proof the organization in areas including reducing its environmental footprint, the development of eco-friendly versions of its…

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The Manufacture and Selection of Eye Protection for Work

November 28, 2023

Steps employers can take to prevent work-related eye injuries. By Richard Current, PE; James Harris, PhD, PE; Adam Smith, PhD; Gary Roth, PhD; Jenny Topmiller and RJ Matetic Adapted from a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Science Blog[1] post. Each year, thousands of workers suffer eye-related injuries, and many of these injuries can…

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Cementex Announces New Arc Rated Face Shields

October 16, 2023

Updated face shield provide classic, reliable arc flash protection Cementex, the safety tool specialists, highlights the Cementex 17 Cal/cm2 Arc Rated Face Shield (AFS-180) with hard hat. The AFS-180 features a molded shape to provide minimal distortion with exceptional Visible Light Transfer (VLT). This face shield will be included in the Category 2 Contractor, UltraLite…

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Bollé Safety Earns EcoVadis Gold Medal Sustainability Accreditation

September 22, 2023

Bollé Safety is proud to announce that its European division has been awarded a prestigious EcoVadis sustainability Gold Medal accreditation. This recognition places the company amongst the Top 5 percent of companies assessed by EcoVadis in more than 175 countries worldwide, and underscores Bollé Safety’s dedication to sustainability and responsible business practices. Part of the…

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Eye and Face Protection – Regulation 29 CFR 1926.102

September 12, 2023

Enforcement from October 2021-September 2022 Total citations: 1,549 Total inspections: 1,544 Total proposed penalties: $6,155,871 Most Frequently Violated OSHA Standard Ranking–Number 9 Industries most often violating eye and face protection requirements: Construction: 1,519, 1,514, $6,059,623 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: 10, 10, $20,860 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 6, 6, $18,906…

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