Eye/Face Protection

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…


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…


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…


Top OSHA Workplace Violations – Eye and Face Protection – Regulation 29 CFR 1926.102

December 8, 2020

Eye and Face Protection Regulation 29 CFR 1926.102 Enforcement from October 2018-September 2019 Total citations: 1,698 Total inspections: 1,691 Total proposed penalties: $4,372,282 Most Frequently Violated OSHA Standard Ranking–Number 10 Industries most often violating eye and face protection requirements: Specialty Trade Contractors $4,099,758 Construction of Buildings $216,923 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods $12,472 Administrative and Support…


Eye protection and COVID-19

November 11, 2020

By Maureen Paraventi, Editor The role of eye protection in preventing injuries and illnesses to workers due to projectiles like flying wood or metal chips; chemical or grease splashes; ultraviolet or infrared radiation or disease-carrying pathogens is well-established, but it is that last category that is garnering new interest. The COVID-19 pandemic is presenting employers…


Hilco Vision’s OnGuard® MADE IN USA Rx Safety Frame

September 29, 2020

Safety like never before! Made in USA Rx Safety frame by OnGuard® Industrial Safety Eyewear. Available in 4 attractive non-conductive metal free styles that are made from USA materials and molded and assembled by a US employee right here in our home state of Massachusetts.  Style features include comfort fit temples made of soft touch…