Eye/Face

BlueScreen devicesMCR Safety MAXBLUE™ VL210MB

August 14, 2018

There are many jobs that demand the use of hand held devices, RF scanners or other portable devices. All of these devices emit blue light which has been known to cause eye fatigue, headaches, and migraines. Many of these jobs are also indoor and, until recently, a wearer that needed to block a good portion…

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Safety Eyewear for Computer Vision Syndrome

July 16, 2018

Brent Motchan, President, SafeVision, LLC As providers of safety eyewear, we are often asked about eye health problems of individuals related to computer or tablet usage. In today’s industry, computer use and use of digital devices is not limited to the office worker, but occurs in every shop floor, laboratory and other production facility. Manufacturing…

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Gateway Safety Introduces New Hybrid, Foam-Lined Eye Protection with OptiFit™ Foam Technology

June 21, 2018

Answering a market need for better foam-lined, hybrid eye protection, Gateway Safety introduces Silverton™ safety eyewear. Silverton provides two product options for dust protection. A temples-only version offers the comfort and convenience of safety glasses.  For more of a goggle-like seal around the eyes, the adjustable head strap version is an additional product option within…

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There’s More to Workplace Safety Than Meets the Eye

April 13, 2018

By: Imants Stiebris, BS, MBA and Vice President of Products and Compliance for the Speakman Company Little did Charles Dickens know his 1838 novel, Oliver Twist, would set the stage for the world’s first workplace safety movement when he exposed the cruel child labor conditions of the Victorian era. Dickens’ novel created such a public…

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The Eyes Have it: Eye Protection in the Workplace

April 13, 2018

According to Prevent Blindness America, more than 2,000 people injure their eyes at work each day; about one in ten injuries requires one or more missed workdays. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) estimates that “using the correct eye protection could lessen the severity or even prevent 90% of eye injuries.” ANSI is a private,…

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Popular Safety Glasses Now Available in Camouflage Pattern

February 22, 2018

Two of Gateway Safety’s most popular styles in safety eyewear are now camouflaged! StarLite® —the industry leading design in safety eyewear—is now available with Classic Camo temples in a clear, gray or amber lens color. For a more rugged, upscale design, safety eyewear wearers can choose 4×4® in several frame options, including the new Classic…

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Lighter-weight Arc Flash Protection

January 23, 2018

This suit offers more protection in a lighter weight: NFPA 70E CAT4, ATPV 44 cal/cm2 A total fabric weight of only 11oz/yd2 keeps the wearer cooler. It’s generously sized for ease of movement.  A hood with an integrated air flow system is available. Stanco Safety Products, www.stancomfg.com

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