Eye/Face

Bollé Safety Partners With SourceAmerica for Assembly in U.S.

September 9, 2021

Bollé Safety and SourceAmerica have teamed up to create job opportunities for people with disabilities at a nonprofit agency – New Hope, based in Texas. This effort is the first time that Bollé Safety, the Global PPE Eyewear Specialists has ever assembled in the United States. “At Bollé Safety, we are driven by a relentless…

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Eye and Face Protection – Regulation 29 CFR 1926.102

September 1, 2021

Ranking: 9 A Workplace Story Barry Weatherall did wear personal protective equipment (PPE) while he prepared chemicals used for cleaning copper pipes. The plumbing and heating engineer added a neutralizing element to sulfuric acid and then left the immediate area to write a work procedure report while the chemicals neutralized. He removed his safety glasses,…

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Features and Fit Make the Difference in Safety Eyewear

August 10, 2021

Contributed by: Wiley X Personal protective equipment (PPE) is a key item in the hierarchy of controls OSHA spells out for making workplaces as safe as possible. Along with the engineering and administrative controls, PPE is necessary in a variety of hazardous work environments and for specific tasks. It includes everything from hard hats to…

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SenTec DX Now has Dust and Debris Protection

August 3, 2021

Claudio Dente, President of Dentec Safety Specialists, announces that Dentec’s SenTec line now has a new replaceable foam insert that will add protection against dust and debris. “This works well in construction for concrete cutting and dry wall sanding, grinding and cutting of metal, wood and plastics, underground and surface mining to name a few,”…

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When Rain Or Sweat Is Pouring Down, Don’t Live With It—Channel It

July 12, 2021

Whether working in the elements or working up a sweat, only Brass Knuckle® Crusher (BKDST-1020NP) safety goggles have specialized channels along the brow line to move water and sweat away from the eyes, while the rubber gasket seals glasses snugly against the face. The gasket does double-duty as anti-dust protection, too. Only Crusher offers this…

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Wiley X Breaks Ground at New Headquarters in Frisco, Texas

June 23, 2021

Wiley X®, the leading premium protective eyewear brand, broke ground in Frisco, Texas, where its global headquarters, manufacturing and distribution site is set to be located in the Star Business Park by 2022. Wiley X joins a growing list of California-based companies seeking new locations, with many finding new homes in the Dallas and North Texas…

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Wiley X Gears Up for Industrial Safety Month

May 20, 2021

Protecting eyes at the workplace or job site is of critical importance. Wiley X®, the leading premium protective eyewear brand, proudly prepares for Industrial Safety Month, coming June, with a stunning assortment of ANSI-rated protective eyewear to keep the eyes of workers from any industry safe. Founded in 1987 by Myles R. Freeman Sr., a proud U.S.…

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Why Premium Vision Protection Elevates Safety, Well-Being and Longer Product Life Cycles in The Workplace

May 3, 2021

By: Mary Padron, Contributor When selecting safety eyewear, do you usually choose the most economical or low-bid solution? Or, do you thoughtfully consider the benefits of premium vision protection, such as improved compliance behaviors, long-term cost savings and the mental health benefits that promote worker well-being? Don’t be Seduced by Price Alone When specifying ANSI…

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Safety Equipment Maintenance Falling Short with COVID-19? Here’s How to Ensure Weekly ANSI/ISEA Z358.1 Compliance

April 14, 2021

By: Eric Clark, Contributor The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) created industry standard ANSI/ISEA Z358.1 in 1981 as a means of establishing minimum performance and use requirements for emergency eyewash and shower equipment. It’s a comprehensive guideline outlining specific parameters for the appropriate design, installation, performance, certification, use and maintenance of emergency eyewash and shower…

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The How and Why of OSHA’s eTool for Eye and Face Protection

March 17, 2021

By Maureen Paraventi, Editor As workplace eye protection has improved and evolved, the task of selecting the right safety glasses or goggles has become much more complicated. Trying to choose the eye protection that is right for both the application and the user means taking into account hazards, materials and regulations that are relevant to…

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