FAQs

How come I feel dizzy and get a headache when I put my safety glasses on?

How come I feel dizzy and get a headache when I put my safety glasses on? Safety glass manufacturers have to adhere to very tough standards for the optical clarity and manufacture. Many times if you are not used to wearing eyewear you will find some discomfort wearing glasses for the first time and it may take a day to get used to them.


Do I have to wear safety glasses under my goggles or face shield?

Do I have to wear safety glasses under my goggles or face shield? Yes, OSHA requires the individual to wear safety glasses under goggles, face shields and welding helmets because the individual may lift the goggle, face shield or welding helmet and be exposed without the safety glasses.


Is eye injury common in the American workplace?

Is eye injury common in the American workplace? Yes, there are estimated 1,000 eye injuries occurring every day. Medical expenses, lost time, lost production, workmen’s compensation adds up to $300 million. This doesn’t include the price of adding up the price that the individual worker pays personally.


What do I have to know about wearing a face shield properly?

What do I have to know about wearing a face shield properly? Assess the hazard, choose the window material is it a chemical splash, will the splash damage the window making it difficult to see. Polycarbonate offers excellent visual clarity, coated windows offer additional protection for splash, scratch resistance, heat, radiant energy and UV applications where UV is used to dry or sterilize products. If using a headgear make sure you adjust not only the size adjustment but the top adjustment...