OSHA and ANSI have extensive workplace regulations for eye and face protection for employee safety. Thousands of people are blinded each year from work-related eye injuries. According to OSHA approx 90% of eye injuries in the workplace can be prevented through the use of personal protective eyewear, safety goggles or glasses.
Safety face shields and headgear are required when working in an area where there is a potential for injury to the head from falling objects. Safety helmets are also designed to reduce electrical shock hazard worn when used near exposed electrical conductors. Safety glasses and safety goggles that are often worn in tandem with safety head and face protection gear.
Buy the right eye and face protection equipment! When looking for protective eyewear, consider:
- the hazards of the work environment
- the prescription needs of the worker
- worker comfort
- style preferences
- other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) being worn
There is a wide selection of lens colors with varying degrees of tint. Filter Shades protect against ultra violet light and infrared radiation. All Safety Products carries a variety of lenses and percentages of VLT (Visual Light Transmission):
- Clear 85%-92%
- Gray/Brown 12%-62%
- Mirror 9%-20%
- Amber 85%-90%
- Indoor/Outdoor (I/O) 50%-55%
- Blue 33%-70%
- Vermilion 55%
When choosing correct safety eyewear, be aware of imitations and no name brands, look for specific applications for your personal protection equipment and make sure the safety glasses fit well.
All Safety Products has a full range of safety glasses and goggles:
- Single Lens and Dual Lens
- Safety Goggles
- Wrap Around
- Side Shields
- UV Protection
- Adjustable Nose Fittings
All Safety Products Head and Face Protection resource page provides information that can assist you in selecting the correct safety head & face protection to ensure OSHA and ANSI compliance.
Request an RFQ of any of the safety eye and face protection products or contact All Safety Products for assistance with detailed specifications, pricing and ordering information. All safety eyewear and face protection safety products carry a one year 100% manufacturer's warranty for any manufacturer defects in the workmanship of the products.
- The Cost of Eye Injuries to Employers
Each day in the American workplace there are an estimated 1,000 eye injuries that occur due to falling or flying objects or chemicals. These injuries can cost over $300 million per year for worker’s compensation, medical attention and lost production time. While not all eye injuries are preventable, wearing the correct glasses or other protective … Continue reading »
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