Lenses fogging? Here’s what you can do.

Fogging has been an issue for workers ever since safety eye wear has been worn, but it has become a more prominent issue during the pandemic with mask wearing.  If you are one of the millions wearing glasses and having to mask up because of COVID you have also likely experienced fogged lenses.  Not only...

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How to select the proper safety eyewear for the job

A well-developed eye safety program ensures employees have the proper eye safety education in addition to the correct safety eyewear. This education needs to help employees understand why it’s important to wear safety eyewear and, more importantly, when they need to wear safety eyewear. The selection of appropriate safety eyewear includes three steps: assessing the...

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The Perfect Fit vs Online Safety Eyewear

Some would say buying glasses online allows you to find a better selection and lower prices.  But what about safety eyewear? What about prescription safety eyewear? Online may save time and it may be cheaper, but what about quality, fit, and performance? Safety eyewear is an essential piece of personal protective equipment (PPE) needed to...

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Specialized PPE – Contact Lenses and Safety Eyewear

Can contact lenses be worn in the workplace? This question is a constant in many workplaces and has been a point of contention for at least forty years since contact lens use became more widespread. It is an urban legend that during arc welding or in the presence of IR or UV radiation that contact...

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PPE Maintenance – The Top 7 Tips for Maintaining Safety Eyewear

Safety eyewear is one of the most important pieces of personal protective equipment an employee will ever wear. While selection and proper use are important, safety eyewear needs to be maintained if it is to be able to perform as designed over the useful life of the equipment. Employees need to be coached on how...

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Choosing the right lens colour for safety eyewear can be challenging. We can help!

Eyewear is fast becoming a part of fashion, and this includes safety glasses.  Employees are now even wearing dark tint safety eyewear indoors, and the rainbow of coloured lens available is adding to the popularity. The seemingly endless options in terms of lens colour and coatings makes it difficult to reconcile safety features of the...

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The Iron Triangle of Safety Eyewear Selection

Safety eyewear that is uncomfortable or damaged simply shouldn’t be worn.   Safety eyewear needs to be worn to protect the eyes.  That may sound obvious but according the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, more than 700 Canadian employees per day sustain eye injuries on the job, resulting in lost time and/or temporary or permanent...

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Eye Safety and COVID-19

Meeting the challenges created by COVID-19 has become a daily, if not hourly, task for all of us. In the workplace, questions emerge about how to protect ourselves from infection. How do people working on the frontline protect themselves? How do ordinary employees make sure they are safe at work? Is there a type of...

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Top 4 Holiday Season Eye Hazards

The holiday season is an exciting time for all ages, and surprisingly it’s also a common time for eye injuries. Whether it’s getting a piece of glitter in the eye or a poke from a branch of a Christmas tree, awareness is key to prevention. Here are the top 4 holiday season scenarios that can...

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Top 6 New Year’s Resolutions to Keep your Eyes Safe in 2020

As we ring in a fresh year it’s normal to think about what we can do to make next year better than the last. For thousands of years people have made New Year’s resolutions – to change for the better or to accomplish a personal goal. If you are looking for a 2020 resolution here...

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