Eye/Face

Radians THRAXUS MAX Provides New Frame Choices in this Iconic Safety Eyewear

May 9, 2022

Radians®, a leading PPE manufacturer, recently launched THRAXUS™ MAX, a new generation of iconic safety eyewear with enhanced frame options, including Crystal, Gunmetal, and Digital Camo. Designed with straighter lines and edgier surface junctions, THRAXUS MAX gives workers what they want: contemporary high-performance protective eyewear with compelling features. “We used the latest patented technologies and…

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Safety Glasses: Getting the Best Fit

May 4, 2022

Safety glasses aren’t one size fits all. These tips from PK Safety will help your team get glasses that fit properly. By: Rick Pedley, Contributor Not all eyewear is suited for all jobs. Just about anything that covers your eyes will offer some sort of protection against job hazards, but eyewear that’s not designed for…

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Keeping Workers’ Eyes Safe During Emergency Response & Disaster Recovery

March 1, 2022

Contributed by: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) After the structural collapse of a large building, emergency responders and support personnel are often exposed to hazardous agents and conditions. These workers are at high risk of injury and illness at such a site. Luckily, information about common eye hazards and injuries, protective eyewear…

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Vader Combo for Ultimate in Anti-Fog and Full-Face Protection

February 17, 2022

Brass Knuckle® announced its Vader Combo, a goggle and face shield in one, with industry-leading BK-Anti-Fog for the best visibility available. Its integrated face shield offers 180-degree peripheral vision and face coverage. Ultra-soft conditioned rubber forms a splash barrier. Because the face shield isn’t attached to a hard hat, it provides unprecedented mobility and visibility…

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Winning the War on Fog

January 25, 2022

Lenses can fog in almost every application. Going from cool to warm air. Going from outdoor to indoor environments. In high humidity. During strenuous work that causes perspiration. Even warm breath in a cool room or the heat rising from a motor can cause lenses to fog. Fog means double trouble. First, fog reduces visibility.…

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Why You Should Consider Foam-Lined Eye & Face Protection

November 27, 2021

By: Claudio Dente, Contributor Although eye and face protection are some of the most used personal protective products in industry, many workers are still exposed to hazards, and suffer serious consequences. According to the CNIB Foundation, an organization dedicated to assisting people with vision loss, about 5% of the estimated 1,000 eye injuries that occur…

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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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