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Five Workplace Eye Safety Tips

We know that safety managers wear many hats, and that with so many commitments eye safety can sometimes be overlooked. Yet, we can all agree that the human eye, which is vulnerable and invaluable, is worth protecting. Vision is our primary means of experiencing the world around us. Without it, our quality of life is […]

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Four Technologies

Four Technologies boost safety eyewear benefits Today’s workplace hazards are more diverse and complex than ever, and safety eyewear has to live up to these increasing challenges to keep workers safe. Through ongoing research and by adapting technologies from other industries, safety eyewear manufacturers are developing new ways to protect workers in every application. This […]

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Eye Protection at Home

Expanding the culture of safety beyond the workplace The proper use of safety eyewear has significantly reduced the number of eye injuries in the workplace over the last 20 years. Today, workplace eye injuries average just under 800,000 per year, and that number continues to drop. This success is due to a number of factors […]

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What are UV ultraviolet light and VLT visual light transmission?

There are three categories of UV light: UVA, UVB, and UVC. The primary source of UV light is the sun. Other sources include welding arcs, video display terminals, fluorescent lighting, and mercury vapor lamps. UV light is harmful because it can be absorbed by the eye. In large doses or through repeated exposure, it can lead to cataracts or permanent eye […]

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Baby boomers & the need for prescription safety eyewear

Today, our nation’s workforce is comprised of the highest percentage of workers aged 55 and older since the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) began reporting labor force data in 1948. Furthermore, the BLS projects that more than 90 percent of all growth in the U.S. labor force from 2006 to 2016 will be workers aged […]

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Building A Culture Of Safety

Imagine for a moment that you are a safety professional employed by a construction or manufacturing firm. In response to rising injury rates, the management decides to initiate one of two new safety programs. Here are the alternatives:

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