Why You Should Wear Foam-Padded Motorcycle Glasses

By | May 20th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

Maverick in Top Gun. Steve Rogers in Captain America. Wolverine. Batman. Let's face it, motorcycle riders show us the epitome of cool. In fact, they take just about anyone one step closer to cool (Wild Hogs, for example). [...]

Preventing Cement Burns

By | May 16th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

As with any construction task, working with cement can be dangerous if proper safety precautions are not taken. In fact, though cement may not be the most dangerous substance on a construction site, [...]

How to Clean Safety Eyewear

By | May 6th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

As a company specializing in selling safety glasses and protective eyewear, we're frequently asked: "What is the best method for cleaning the lenses on safety glasses to avoid scratching the lens?" Most safety eyewear manufacturers [...]

Contacts May Provide Added UV Protection

By | April 29th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

Prolonged exposure to UV radiation from the sun can cause cataracts and macular degeneration and can lead to permanent eye damage and even blindness. Prevention by wearing quality sunglasses that block at least 99% of [...]

Why Do Sunglasses Make My Eyes Tired?

By | April 20th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

The symptoms are unmistakable. Sore, irritated eyes. Difficulty focusing. Dry or watery eyes. Blurred or double vision. Sensitivity to light. Headache. Tired eyes plague everyone at some point. Most of the time, eye fatigue (also [...]

Who Is At Greatest Risk For Eye Injury?

By | April 12th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

Almost half of the 2.5 million eye injuries reported annually occur in individuals ages 18-45. The second largest age group (25%) receiving the most eye injuries is children. More specifically, older teens and [...]

5 Most Common Types of Eye Injuries

By | April 4th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

Over 2.5 million eye injuries happen every year in the United States with 50,000 people actually losing at least partial vision. Of that 2.5 million, almost 18% are caused by projectile objects, 13% [...]

When Should You Wear Safety Goggles Instead of Safety Glasses?

By | March 30th, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

While safety glasses provide adequate protection from impact and debris for most people most of the time, they do have a couple of weaknesses. Safety glasses do have gaps around the sides and [...]

A Lesson from Anderson Cooper – Your Eyes CAN Get Sunburned!

By | March 22nd, 2016|Featured Post, Safety Tips|

As Anderson Cooper, host of CNN's Anderson Cooper 360, discovered in late 2012, a person's eyes really can get sunburned. Cooper suffered blindness resulting from exposing his eyes to the sun's harmful UV rays without wearing proper [...]

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