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Safety Tips for Working Outside in Hot Weather

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States, taking more lives yearly than the combined efforts of floods, lightning, tornadoes and hurricanes. With thousands of workers experiencing heat-related illnesses - … [More]

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13 Ways to Suffer a Preventable Sports Injury

April is Sports Injury Prevention Month. In April 2013, we talked about “Promoting Youth Sports Safety” by giving 10 suggestions to help in that effort. In April 2012, we encouraged you to “Make Eye Safety Your Goal During Sports Injury Prevention Month.” … [More]

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New Year’s Eye Safety Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions abound this time of year, covering every aspect of improving yourself from eating and fitness to organizing and relationships. Yet, even though about 2,000 workers a day suffer eye injury requiring medical treatment and about 125,000 … [More]

Winter Safety Goggles

3 Tips For Selecting Cold Weather Safety Goggles

For those of us in the Northern States, the falling temperatures and recent snow flurries are a good indication the first day of winter is just around the corner. These colder temperatures mean significant changes for those who have to work outdoors. While … [More]

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Smith Optics Elite and Kryptek Create Limited Edition Sunglasses

Recently the Smith Optics Elite Division teamed up with Kryptek Outdoor Group to create the first pair of sunglasses to feature Kryptek's Highlander camouflage pattern.  Based upon the popular Smith Elite Lockwood sunglasses, which feature a classic, yet … [More]

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Optx 20/20 Hydrotac Stick-On Bifocal Lenses are Back In Stock!

Good News: Nearsighted people can rejoice, because after a wait of nearly two years, Neoptx, based in Miramar FL, announced that their new in-house molding facility has started production on their popular Optx 20/20 HydroTac Stick-On Bifocal … [More]

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New Elvex Reflect-Specs Hi-Viz Safety Glasses

Elvex has launched a new safety glasses innovation that helps increase worker visibility at night and low-light conditions. The new Elvex Reflect-Specs feature a patented frame design that integrates a reflective panel into the temple arms. This highly … [More]

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construction-worker2014

Safety Tips for Working Outside in Hot Weather

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States, taking more lives yearly than the combined efforts of floods, lightning, tornadoes and hurricanes. With thousands of … [More]

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Solving the Problem of Fogged Eyewear in Hot Weather

With increased summertime temperatures comes increased problems with fogging eyewear, which can lead to serious safety issues for those working outside. From construction workers to first responders to welders, dealing with the problem of fogging can … [More]

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When NOT to Wear Tinted Safety Glasses

While many good reasons exist for wearing tinted safety glasses at work — when working for long periods in bright sunshine and during high-intensity light tasks such as welding, for example — there are some situations where NOT wearing tinted lenses is … [More]