Eye/Face Protection

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…


Take the Hassle Out of Emergency Eyewash with Radians Simplified and Compliant Eyewash System

April 7, 2022

Leading PPE manufacturer Radians recently launched its new 12-gallon gravity-fed eyewash station (REW01112) and mobile drain cart (REWCART), making compliance and maintenance easier for safety pros who need this kind of vision protection at the job site. Most safety pros would agree that the ANSI Z358.1 standard for emergency eyewash and shower equipment can be…


Emergency Showers & Eyewashes: Location Matters

April 6, 2022

By: Maureen Paraventi No matter how carefully thought out the engineering controls and work practices in your facility are, if there are hazardous substances present, there is also the possibility of accidental exposure to them. The first few moments after a worker has come into contact with a harmful chemical are crucial. Failure to get…


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.…


ANSI Z358.1-2014 – Emergency Eyewash & Shower Standard

January 3, 2022

Haws Services is a warranty and services provider for all brands of emergency shower and eye/face wash products to ensure your emergency equipment is ANSI-compliant and functioning properly. From start-up and commissioning to annual inspections and preventative maintenance, Haws Services’ experts specialize in emergency equipment.” Haws, 888-640-4297, www.hawsco.com History Emergency eyewash stations, as well as shower…


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,…


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…


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,”…


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.…


Vader Combo Is Here to Rule

May 13, 2021

Brass Knuckle announced its Vader Combo, the best-fitting, most fog-free protective eyewear product on the market. But it is significantly more than protective eyewear — Vader Combo doubles as a form-fitting face shield, all in one product. The Vader Combo is ideal for construction, water departments, and grinding. The Vader Combo joins Brass Knuckle’s Vader…